On 28 July 2018, the UNESCO Khartoum office started the training program for rural radio listening groups’ coordinators in Gedaref. The program targets to cover 40 radio activists from rural communities in Gedaref state in two 2-day training sessions.
The listening groups in rural communities are means for receiving feedback by the Community Radio Services (CRS) of the state’s radios, who broadcasts for rural people delivering them messages on news, actualities and also on some important knowledge, which aims to improving life of rural people.
The training program targets to increase capacities of rural radio activists / listening group coordinators in managing groups and discussions in it, and in producing fragments of radio transmissions about life and ways of thinking in rural communities.
In the end of every training sessions listening group coordinators receive a radio set and a set of visual materials explaining some selected issues.