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Phase 1 of iMedia and MSPA Radio Projects

The iMedia-assisted projects implemented by Media Support Partnership Afghanistan (MSPA) have come to the end of their first phase. Funding applications have been submitted to continue with the Mahaal radio feature news agency, Talking Books and the Straight Talk Youth programme. The Helmand Radio drama has been a particular success, with the local scriptwriters working […]

Launch of Pakhto Voices and NSRP

iMedia is involved in two major projects which launched in Autumn 2011 – Pakhto Voices in Pakistan and the Nigeria Stability and Reconstruction Programme (NSRP). Both are conflict transformation projects, and both are likely to involve a full range of media from radio programming to SMS and social media.  Pakhto Voices Pakhto Voices is a […]

Talking Books in Afghanistan

Media Support Partnership Afghanistan’s Talking Books project aims to support Afghanistan’s long literary tradition through broadcast of adaptations of local and Western classics in Dari and Pashto. Review of MSPA Talking Books initiative at The Arts Desk.

Radio Development Projects in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, the fifty strong team at iMedia’s affiliate organisation Media Support Partnership Afghanistan (MSPA) has been busy on a number of fronts – launching three major new projects and moving office – and coping with a five fold increase in its annual budget! iMedia has provided support with an international editor, and financial and […]

Collaboration with Media Support Partnership Afghanisation Autumn 2011

After a busy autumn in Afghanistan and elsewhere, iMedia directors are now back in the UK having begun to prepare for a number of new ventures. These include a new Pashto news service we are in the process of setting up and a talking books project. We are also hoping to hear shortly about a […]