The Radio-for-Peace Program

Development objective of the project

Community radio actively engaged in conflict sensitive reporting in the pursuit of sustainable peace and development in Kenya.

25 participants drawn from the 13 Community Radios participating at the capacity building workshop on strengthening community radio identity held in Kivuli

Core project activities

KCOMNET in partnership with GIZ Civil Peace Service is developing a countrywide training and learning program for community radio journalists and community stakeholders in non-violent communication, conflict sensitive reporting and alternative dispute resolution.

  1. Field assessment on the nature, strengths and challenges on conflict sensitive reporting
  2. Training to community radio journalists and local stakeholders in all the community radio stations in Kenya on peace building, conflict sensitive reporting and behavior change programming
  3. Production and broadcasting of quality programmes on peace building and conflict resolution by all the community radio stations in Kenya involved in the programme. 2 programmes per station.
  4. Development of a web based database of radio programmes being produced and broadcast at the participating community radio stations and for sharing of the programmes
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