Training of journalists on production of radio programmes on women empowerment

UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa is supporting Sauti Ya Maendeleo Resource Centre to carry out a training of Journalists on production of radio programmes and women empowerment in Asembo Bay, Siaya, Kisumu.
The training will attract participation of 15 community radio broadcasters and practitioners working in community radio stations in the region. Programme production teams on women empowerment will be formed to spear head quality program production and to ensure sustainability of the programs even after the project period. Also in the training, participants will be able to share knowledge and define common strategies on how to increase the social impact of the radio programs in key thematic areas of agriculture, health and civic education.

This activity is part of UNESCO’s on-going capacity building initiative funded by SIDA in its project “Empowering Local Radio with ICTs" in the region.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 28.08.2013 07:00 local time
End 29.08.2013 15:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Responsible Nairobi
Focal point Du Toit, Jaco
Country Kenya
City Kisumu
Venue Sauti Ya Maendeleo Resource Centre
Street Po Box 3947
Contact Fredrick Mariwa, Training Coordinator (Email:, Tel.: +254721295403)
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Kenya to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 15
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