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October 21, 2020 — Local radio and television stations in Kenya have been giving airtime to stories produced by the Farm Forestry Smallholder Producers Association of Kenya (FF-SPAK), which has partnered with WACC and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to support Promoting Traditional Climate Change Mitigation...

WACC is surveying its community media partners on their response to COVID-19 and their needs to help keep the communities they serve informed and safe. Community media need your help! Please donate to the Community Media Rapid Response Fund. Amidst the coronavirus crisis, a community radio station supported by...

On February 13,  World Radio Day, WACC Global joins UNESCO in urging radio stations worldwide to “uphold diversity, both in their newsroom and on the airwaves.” WACC also encourages its members to celebrate the contributions of community radio, which remain the most accessible medium for disadvantaged and...

Tharu-speaking Indigenous journalists in Nepal have enhanced their news and reporting skills, and production of news in Tharu has increased, thanks to a capacity building project undertaken by WACC local partner Prachin Srijansil Aadibashi Samaj. The project, geared towards helping Radio Gurbaba FM – an Indigenous community radio...

Following four years of fruitful collaboration, WACC and Boston-based Indigenous rights organization Cultural Survival have decided to renew and enhance their ongoing partnership. Starting this year, WACC and Cultural Survival will concentrate their efforts not just on supporting individual Indigenous community radio stations, but also on...

Grupo Comunicarte, a longstanding member and partner of WACC will play a central role in organizing the 2020 Pan-Amazon Social Forum,  especially in relation to communications and communication rights. The Pan-Amazon Social Forum, a gathering of Indigenous activists and civil society representatives from countries in the Amazonian...