Client: Ghana Community Radio Network (GCRN)
Date: Apr 2009- Oct 2010
Brief Description: GCRN Community Radio Project
Supported by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), Ghana Community Radio Network sought to double the number of community radio stations in Ghana, thus giving voice to the marginalised in society. PDA, as a partner and together with GCRN, facilitated the establishment of 10 community radio stations in 10 districts in the Ashanti and Western Regions of which 5 are in the oil and gas districts in the Western Region. Activities under the partnership included training representatives of listening communities and district stakeholders in Community Radio Participatory Research and Design, providing technical support to the District Coordinating Committees in charge of implementing the project in proposal writing, fund raising strategies, and conducting effective meetings. PDA and GCRN also supported the communities in the development of their frequency applications and advocacy to the national regulatory authority for approval.
Client: Centre for Sustainable Develoopment Initiatives (CENSUDI)
Date: Mar 2009 -Apr 2010
PDA staff supported CENSUDI, a civil society organisation based in Bolgatanga with a change process, including a succession plan to transition the organisation beyond its founders. Activities included long term planning and assisting CENSUDI to identify, recruit and orientate key new senior management staff.