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

This project was implemented over the period 1994-1997.

Tambuli represented an important effort to develop rural, independent and pluralistic communication in the isolated regions of the Philippines. this project had promoted appropriate communication facilities that stimulated the exchange of information among community members. Tambuli radio provoked major changes in Filipino local community life, in particular the elimination of gambling and the improvement of social life in communities. Tambuli Radio won the 1995 UNESCO-IPDC Rural Communication Prize.

This project was intended to complete radio coverage of Guinea-Bissau's national territory by including the southern part of the country. The plan includes the installation of a 1kW transmitter station at Catio, with a directional antenna allowing it to broadcast to the Bijagos archipelago and establish a rural radio network that would increase the population's involvement in the process of integrated rural development.

Implemented over the period 1990-1994

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