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
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 … [Read more...] about Radio Development Projects in Afghanistan
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 major … [Read more...] about Collaboration with Media Support Partnership Afghanisation Autumn 2011