IPDC Project source of funds: Funds in trust (FIT)

Artiletra is the only newspaper situated in the main city of the island of São Vicente. It aims to diversify its readership by addressing children's and young people's issues on a bi-monthly basis.

Specifically the project will address the following clearly articulated needs: The Information Deficit: There is a dramatic lack of reliable information in Afghan journalism, primarily through the dissemination of official press-release style information rather than reliable fact-based reporting through the Bakhtar Information Agency, and via BIA through the Afghan state TV and radio, newspapers and other media throughout the country. This project begins a process of fundamental reform of BIA into a reliable information resource for all Afghan media, while disseminating reliable reporting...

Funded by a donation from Luxembourg of US $ 28,250.

Within the framework of the national strategy for the promotion of women through education, the improvement of health care, and development of the community, the project aims to promote the concept of participation and communication. The second phase of this project, initiated within the framework of a wider UNFPA project, is to strengthen the production capacity of the local radio station at Rosso on the Senegal River through the creation of a second studio destined for production, releasing the existing studio and its equipment for broadcasting purposes.

Period: 1999-2000

This project was implemented over the period 1996-2001.

Implemented over the period 1994-2000

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