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Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean

The objective of this project is to produce an eight-part video presentation, each one of approximately 45 minutes' duration, to provide Belizeans in general and primary-school students in particular with a firm foundation in their country's history, culture, environment and archaeology, and to provide the series free of charge to all television outlets in the country.

Strengthen the existing Radio Production Centre at Universidad del Valle, train 120 local communicators, who in turn will train other operators from the community radio network; produce and broadcast programmes that answer the population's expectations.

Training of teaching staff in methodologies applied to media-related education, especially in the context of 'reactive' television workshops, with a view to ensure that through a systematic effort these activities become an integral and permanent part of the school system. It should be pointed out that the concept of using the media as an educational tool has only recently been made possible in the wake of changes in Chile's political climate over the past decade.

The broad aim of the project devised by Fundación Solidaridad was to contribute to ongoing reflection on the role of women in public life and to assist in training women producers and directors in the techniques of making video films for use as communication and educational tools.

The objective of this project was to install a television broadcasting centre, on the campus of the University of the West Indies, to produce and broadcast throughout the region audiovisual programmes for training and research, as well as news programmes, from a low-power transmitter. It includes the set-up of a laboratory to provide training to 30 trainees on station management and the operation of a television studio.

This project was conceived as a result of the difficulties faced by producers in the Andean region, who lack the means to compete with programming imported from industrialized countries.


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