This 62-page report, written by Yvonne Orengo and iMedia Director Nicola Harford, shares results from the Village Voices for Development (VVD) project in Madagascar designed to use radio as a tool to empower and enable citizens to learn about, understand, and act upon their rights to information and … [Read more...] about Village Voices for Development: A Study in the Use of Radio to Promote Human Rights and Enable Citizens to Act on their Rights to Information and Freedom of Speech in Southern Madagascar
The BBC Media Action's project A National Conversation was designed to improve the media’s ability to empower audiences to hold those in authority to account, give voice to diverse sectors of society, facilitate participatory policy-making, and provide an interface between citizens and government. … [Read more...] about Evaluation of ‘A National Conversation’
After 15 months of hectic activity, a team led by iMedia has delivered a range of conflict sensitive communication workshops to over 100 Nigerian journalists as an introduction to changing the way they report conflict and handle issues resulting from it. The security sector and civil society were … [Read more...] about Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP)
During 2013, iMedia was requested to evaluate two of Internews's peace building programmes in Kenya, the Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism programme which targeted mainly vernacular language media, and the Free and Fair Media programme which focused on mainstream media. The evaluation found in … [Read more...] about Evaluation of Peace Building Media in Kenya
A big thank you to all presenters and participants at the C4D Network event iMedia co-hosted in October 2012. We hope that even seasoned mobile techies learned something new – from using IVR as a news platform in Afghanistan (Mobile Mahaal – iMedia and Media Support Partnership Afghanistan) to … [Read more...] about Technology is great but it’s people who count!
Mobile technology is rapidly becoming a ubiquitous part of development efforts for individuals, communities and states, promising new innovations in the fight against poverty. Individuals can increasingly access information directly, making services such as health and education more accessible. … [Read more...] about C4D Network Innovations Event on Mobile Technology
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 … [Read more...] about Phase 1 of iMedia and MSPA Radio Projects
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 … [Read more...] about Launch of Pakhto Voices and NSRP