Sewlal, r (2014) the role and rise of community radio in the development of democracy in south africa: 20 years of community radio is the first tier of broadcasting commercial broadcasting and public service. Interesting perspectives of the scope of community radio including in border and crisis regions however the struggles of community radio in india to get a respected foothold including substantive community participation or financial self-sufficiency remain issues to deal with. Further, as a conduit for community development, radio has a very crucial role to play in highlighting the importance of agriculture as a means of commercial finance education as a tool for improving literacy and alleviating poverty, while discussing social problems. Community radio for bank and external use it would also promote community integration and cooperation in the pursuit of shared social development goals, and. Many community broadcasters are represented by the national community radio forum, which was formed in 1993 to lobby for the diversification of the airwaves and to promote the development and growth of the community radio sector.
Community radio is a third tier broadcasting along with public and private radio broadcasting community radio is managed, run, controlled and owned by a community for the benefit of the community and serves the needs, interests and aspirations of a community. Role of radio on agricultural development: a review - shree ram khanal this article discusses the role of radio in agricultural development of nepal. Given the important role community radios have played in the development of other nations, community radio if established in the marginalized communities of the niger delta. Vital role in passing information on development issues both locally and internationally this paper was aimed at assessing the role of community radio stations in enhancing rural development.
In community radio stations to make more efficient use of community media for community development by getting people involved in clarifying issues and solving problems and in talking to each other. A community radio station should be managed by the community, from the community and for the community in practice that usually means a broad-based community partnership will form the board of directors and/ or steering group. The community radio guidelines were released in 2003-04, and educational institutions applied for the same but, many applications are stuck in the processing stages over that, till date, the naxal hit areas and the border areas have little or no community radio presence. Community radio and models for its sustainable development, as well as other key issues affecting community radio development, including an enabling environment and funding strategies. Investigate how community radio is conceptualized within and outside of the development frame, as a solution to development problems, as part of development projects communication strategy, and as a tool for increasing democratic.
Community development in a target area in micro level is the primary role of a community radio low cost, easy access, almost two-way communication, opportunity to follow ups, are the plus points of community radio. Community media radio has the role in developm ent if it is established in local government institutions, thus people will can get encouragement to participate in the activities with more enthusiasm. Community radio has special needs when it comes to legislation and regulation at present, africans' news and information-seeking behaviour would seem to depend mainly. 1 broadcasting which is for, by and about the community, whose ownership and management is representative of the community, which pursues a social development agenda, and which is non-profit, management and sustainability of a community radio rest with the people of the community.
A community radio can be defined as a type of radio service that caters to the strict interests of a specific community its basic function is to develop and air programmes that appeal to this local audience. A community radio station is one that is operated in the community, for the community, about the community and by the community the community can be territorial or geographical - a township, village, district or island. Community radio and development problems community radio has been used as a development tool, and many theorists and practitioners of community radio believe that community radio and participatory media in general have the potential to 'solve' some of the problems with traditional development.
This paper looks at the role of community radio in india especially in small town and rural areas the role of ngos is also described in this paper to provide community radio services in india advantages of community radio over the television, air & fm are also described in this paper. 3 community radio can play a significant role at the grass roots level for rural development for instance, issues of poverty, agriculture, gender inequality, education, social problems among others could be the focus for programming.
Community radio acts as a vehicle for the community and voluntary sector, civil society, agencies, ngos and citizens to work in partnership to promote community development. This study set out to examine the role of community radio in rural development in kenya sauti fm, a community radio station located in rarieda, siaya county was selected for a case study.