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Community broadcasters are now connected for Community Radio Operation through Digital Recording and Editing Training Course

WSIS Prize 2016 "Before participating in the online training course organized by National Institute of Mass Communication (NIMC), I did not have any idea, even could not imagine that editing and recording of radio programs could......

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Six Community Radio Stations will Share Airwaves in Northern Bangladesh

WSIS Prize 2016 A day-long strategic workshop titled- ‘Community Radio for the Future: Multi-Platform Presence, Multi-Generation Reach, Editorial Independence & Serving the Public Interest’, was held on 13 November, 2016 at .....

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Seminar on Ten Special Initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Bangladesh towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals

WSIS Prize 2016 Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute (BCTI) of Ministry of Information, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh has organized a seminar on “Ten Special Initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh.....

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Eight Coastal Community Radio will Share Coastal Airwaves in Bangladesh

WSIS Prize 2016 Eight Coastal Community Radio will Share Coastal Airwaves in Bangladesh. A day-long strategic workshop titled- ‘Community Radio for the Future: Multi-Platform Presence, Multi-Generation Reach, Editorial.....

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Combating Community Radio Technical Challenges: Technicians Discussed on Solutions

WSIS Prize 2016 “Thundering has damaged many of our equipment including console. The broadcasting of the station has been suspended. There was no technician available in Hatiya Island to repair and resume the broadcasting.On.....

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Community Radio Chillmari 99.2 won the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2016

WSIS Prize 2016 Community Radio Chillmari 99.2 initiated by RDRS Bangladesh won the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2016 in categories of radio operation from Asia-Pacific region competing with public .....

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UNICEF Meena Media Award 2016: Five Community Radio Stations take a bow for Championing Child Right

WSIS Prize 2016 Community Radio received 7 out of 12 prizes in Radio Category of UNICEF Meena Media Award 2016. Five Community radio stations in rural Bangladesh received 7 awards in radio category in Meena Media Award-2016 for their.....

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Community Radio Chillmari and Community Radio Borendro won the ABU Prizes 2016

WSIS Prize 2016 Community Radio Chillmari 99.2 and Community Radio Borendro 99.2 of Northern part of Bangladesh won the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2016 in three categories of radio .....

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Community Radio mainstreaming the marginalised, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP

WSIS Prize 2016 Infromation Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, today said community radio could play significant role to continue the trend of government’s development and ensure health, education, agriculture and free .....

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Community Radio Stations in Coastal Bangladesh in addressing Cyclone ROANU in Disaster Risk Reduction

WSIS Prize 2016 As part of addressing the risk of Cyclone ROANU, eight community radio (CR) stations in the coastal region of Bangladesh broadcast 348 hours program hours for 3 days continuously from May 21, 2016.....

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"We appreciate and welcome BNNRC for bringing WSIS prize 2016 to Bangladesh," Information Secretary Mortuza Ahmad

WSIS Prize 2016 DHAKA, May 15, 2016 (BSS)- Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communications (BNNRC) has won a category prize from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) this year.The NGO received the prize.....

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication’s (BNNRC) wins UN World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2016

WSIS Prize 2016 GENEVA (Switzerland) May 4: Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication’s (BNNRC) received the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) prize 2016. The World Summit on the Information Society.....

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) selected as the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2016 Winner

Please accept our best compliments on behalf of the Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) Secretariat. BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council.....

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication’s (BNNRC) wins UN World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2016

WSIS Prize 2016 GENEVA (Switzerland) May 4: Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication’s (BNNRC) received the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) prize 2016. The World Summit on the.....

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) selected as the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize 2016 Winner

Please accept our best compliments on behalf of the Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) Secretariat. BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council.....

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Immediate Revival of Community Radio in Japan

Hon’ble Sanae Takaichi, Please accept our best compliments on behalf of the Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) Secretariat. BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and accredited with....

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Community Radio Stations create awareness on Long Acting and Reversible Contraceptives Method of Family Planning in Bangladesh

Five Community radio stations in Bangladesh now involved increasing community awareness on Long Acting and Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) Method of Family Planning through radio magazine program under a nine month project titled“Capacity Building on Long Acting and....

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Bangladesh is going to Observe 5th World Radio Day: Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster 13 February, 2016

5th World Radio Day 2016 is going to be observed in local and national level in Bangladesh on 13 February 2016. In the mean while, all radio station like Public Service Broadcasting, Private Broadcasting and Community Broadcasting are preparing them for celebrating...

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5th World Radio Day 2016 is observing with colorful rally, discussion session and cultural programs in Bangladesh

The 5th World Radio Day 2016 is observing with the colorful rally, discussion, session and cultural programs in Bangladesh. Hon’ble Minister for Ministry of Information Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP. The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh while he...

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Bangladesh is going to Observe 5th World Radio Day: Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster 13 February, 2016

5th World Radio Day 2016 is going to be observed in local and national level in Bangladesh on 13 February 2016. In the mean while, all radio station like Public Service Broadcasting, Private Broadcasting and Community Broadcasting are preparing them for celebrating the day 5th....

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Welcome: 17th Community Radio Station in Bangladesh Community Radio Sarabela 98.8

The 17th Community Radio Sarabela 98.8 is going on-air from Gaibandha District of Northern part of Bangladesh by March 2016.SKS Foundation is initiated community radio Sarabela 98.8. There are many perennial islands, called ‘Char’ in the Jamuna River. People in Char areas.....

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Community Radio Stations create awareness on Long Acting and Reversible Contraceptives Method of Family Planning in Bangladesh

Five Community radio stations in Bangladesh now involved increasing community awareness on Long Acting and Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) Method of Family Planning through radio magazine program under a nine month project titled“Capacity Building on Long Acting and .....

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Dialogue on good governance through Community Radio in

“Community radio can contribute in improving transparency and accountability in local government institutions .They can broadcast interactive programs and create a platform of dialogue on certain good practices of local people’s participation in socio-economic.....

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Youth Women in Community Broadcasting of Bangladesh

Baishakhy is a familiar face in Jhenaidah, and a more familiar voice. She joined Community Radio Jhenuk 99.2 in January 2013 as a volunteer. She later became the host of Hello Jhenaidah, and now a full-time assistant producer and reporter for Community Radio Jhenuk... Read more


Community Broadcasting Library set up in every community radio station in Bangladesh

The community broadcasting library is being set up as an essential part of 16 community radio station in Bangladesh. Around 1000 rural broadcasters are directly benefitted from the library. Each library acts as a knowledge center to radio practitioners, development activists... Read more


Four Community Radio received highest number of prizes in Radio Category of UNICEF Meena Media Award-2015

Four community radio stations of the country received 13 awards in radio category in Meena Media Award-2015 for for their contribution in innovation in media and protection of child rights in the year 2015.As in every year UNICEF Bangladesh has organized this competition.... Read more