Guideline: How to do Community Radio

7 December 2002

Community Radio has a special place in UNESCOs programs. The aim of UNESCOs community radio program is to address crucial social issues at a community level, such as poverty and social exclusion, empower marginalized rural groups and catalyze democratic processes and development efforts.

The author of this primer, Mr. Louie Tabing is a pioneer in both the concept and the practice of community radio in his country the Philippines and much wider.

Tarja Virtanen, Advisor of UNESCO Office for the Pacific States

Several ways and means are possible to set up a community radio, organize it or compose its equipment. This primer builds on the experience of Tambuli, which in the past ten years has grown from one community radio to a network of 25 stations.

Often located in remote rural areas, these stations are operated in the community, for the community, about the community and by the community.

Publication supported by the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)

Collation 70 pages
Author(s) Tabing, Louie
Publication year 2002

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