UNESCO to conduct a five days capacity building on Resource Mobilization and Partnership Strategies to the Network of Community Media in Tanzania
UNESCO under its SDC Project will conduct a five days capacity building on Resource Mobilization and Partnership Strategies to the Network of Community Media in Tanzania (TADIO).
The objectives of the session is to build capacity of secretariat staff and board members thus enable TADIO to create diversified sources of income, engage in online advocacy campaigns and network with other likeminded organizations.
The session slated for July 15, 2020 will take place in Morogoro and brings together secretariat staff for the network as well as board members.
The other objective of the session is to ensure that TADIO acquires technical expertise to tap into the national advertising market, national and international development campaigns that will contribute to programme relevance.
UNESCO intends to ensure that the network utilizes the soon to be established Radio TADIO to raise income by uploading programs, which will encourage potential partners to work with them.
In Tanzania, UNESCO through funding from the Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) supports 25 community radios and the Network of Community Media in Tanzania, (TADIO) a network with 35 members comprising of 34 community radios and Pemba Press Club.
The support is meant to ensure that people in Tanzania, especially the poor, women and girls, have the capacity to make informed decisions on issues that affect their daily lives based on access to relevant, culturally appropriate, gender responsive accurate information and knowledge.
The coverage of Community radio stations under the network is 74 percent of the United Republic of Tanzania, with a total estimated population of 33 million people.
UNESCO conducts the session with funding from the SDC and technical support from Empower Limited.