WHO WE ARE

KCOMNET is the national networking association for community media sector in Kenya

Since its formation in 2002, KCOMNET has engaged in intensive training, capacity building and lobbying for an overall regulatory framework for broadcasting with special emphasis to community broadcasting.

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WHAT WE DO

We provide community radios with the skills they need to bring reliable information to those who need it most.

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PROGRAMME AREAS


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NETWORKING

KCOMNET brings together individuals, media practitioners, community media groups, media professionals and NGOs committed to the promotion of community media and development communication in Kenya.

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CAPACITY BUILDING

KCOMNET executes rigorous capacity building programmes for community media groups to make them strong, vibrant and sustainable.

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POLICY ADVOCACY

We enhance advocacy for an enabling framework to improve policy and regulatory framework to expand the practice of community media

 

 

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CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

We improve the generation of local content and programming in community radio stations to sustain their unique identity and become examples of best practice in the sector and for those emerging in the county governments in Kenya.

WHERE WE WORK

The target of KCOMNET’s activities are spread out in all 47 counties in Kenya that are served by community radio stations.

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OUR PROJECTS

KCOMNET has achieved considerable success amplifying community voices.

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Results of our work until now

KCOMNET has actively participated in the advocacy processes which led to the recognition of community radio as the third sector of broadcasting beside public and commercial radio stations in Kenya. KCOMNET supports community radio stations in Kenya to address issues on community health, education, development of independent and progressive civil society, alternative media, human rights, justice and peace and local governance.

 

Featured Reports and publications

Production and sharing of local content by community media groups in Kenya :: 

A project report KCOMNET to UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) - June, 2013

Status of content and programming by community radio stations in Kenya :: 

An assessment carried out in Baliti FM (Isiolo), Koch FM (Nairobi) and Ekialo Kiano (Homa Bay County)

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East Africa Community Media Network :: 

Monitoring and Evaluation report

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Policy Guidelines for Community Radio in Kenya KCOMNET's Draft 2014

Based on situation analysis, this policy guide has identified a number of priority issues that are crucial to the realisation of a vibrant and independent community radio sub-sector in Kenya

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HOW WE WORK

To carry out its work KCOMNET cooperates with a large number of organisations, associations, agencies and companies.

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DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Over the years, KCOMNET has collaborated with a variety of local and international development partners to build the capacity of community based media and their practitioners in Kenya.

 

AFFILIATE PARTNERS

KCOMNET is affiliated to regional and global community media networks.