Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Afghanistan’s Educational Radio Television (ERTV) Microwave Antena, Kabul
Source: UNESCO

The UNESCO project “Educational Radio and TV Centre in Kabul (Afghanistan)” consist in completely upgrading and rehabilitating distance education services in Afghanistan. Apart from renovating the building, UNESCO with $2.5 million funding from Italy has equipped the ERTV Centre with furniture, internet access and 40 computers linked through a Local Area Network (LAN). Some digital television equipment has also been provided, with complete radio and television studios. Under the project, UNESCO has provided three months of intensive training in fields such as TV and radio techniques, use of digital equipment, programme production, English language proficiency and computer literacy. In the next phase of the project, ten ERTV staff members will receive advanced training at the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD).

Read about:
* the UNESCO Training Package for Afghan Educational Radio Television Staff

* the Project itself

* other innovative radio and information technology projects serving Afghanistan (from UNESCO's Bangkok Office)

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