Associative and Communautarian Radios Federation

Acronym/Acronyme : FRPC
Description : Sector: Media/Private. Membership based/ type of members: ES. Associative and communautarians' radios. Type of business: Medias/Associations and Entreprises of communication. Services rendered: 1.Medias' networks implementation / Medias' projects implementation. 2. Accopagniement, capacity building. 3. Medias programs production and implementation. 4. Training. Scope of coverage: National/All the DRC. Structure of organization (management): Excecutive secretariat. Partnerships with other non research stake holders: 1.RNTC Netherlands for 2 years now (capacity building/Fiels projects implemntation). 2.Institut panos Paris (representation RDC). 3.GRET/EU for more than 5 years now. Institutional support/Projects implementation support/Radios' workers trainings programs implementation. 4.JDH, ONG canadien/Idem. 5.AMARC / Afrique/Idem. Lessons learnt from partnerships above: 1. Tools for better management of associative and communautariat radios. 2. How institutional support is good for this kind of radios. 3. Data base building. 4. Popularization of rights relating to the land exploitation. Partnerships with a mix of research and non-research stakeholders: 1.AMARC / mondial. 2.FCI/ France internationale cooperation. 3. DFID / British Technical Cooperation britanique. 4. SIDA / Sweden Internation Cooperation. Lessons learnt from partnerships above. 1. Experiences exchanges. 2. Capacity building. 3. Local parteners accompagniement 4.SIDA / Sweden International Cooperation. Which partnerships would you consider innovative? 1. Every partnership is special and brings its special inputs. Were there challenges in managing the mentioned partnerships? 1. Lack of confidence namely in funds management. 2. Lack of local partners respect and lack of respect for local partners chronograms. 3. Difficult to obey to all the partners' demands. How were you able to mitigate the challenges mentioned? Lowing and removing some expenses and creating new initiatives for fundraising. Would your organization be interested in participating in PAEPARD project? YES. Would you have any case studies of partnerships that you can share with us? (success and failure case studies): YES. We have plenty. Do you regard this initiative relevant for the African region in terms of development? State reasons: Yes.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : 11, Avenue Kwango
Street/Rue : Kintambo Magasin
Town/Ville : Kinshasa
Country/Pays : Democratic Republic of Congo
Phone/Téléphone : 0998296161

Postal address/Adresse postale

Town/Ville : Kinshasa
Country/Pays : Democratic Republic of Congo


Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : ADELIN MBOMA : Permanent Secretary

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 2007


Mandat : National
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Plant production/Production végétale, Animal production/Production animale, Aquaculture & fishery/Pêche et aquaculture, Forestry/Forêts, Soil/Sols, Water/Eau, Environment/Environnement, Farming systems/Systèmes agricoles, Technology & Engineering/Technologie et ingénierie, Food technology & human nutrition/Technologie alimentaire et nutrition humaine, Socioeconomics/Socioéconomie
Activities / Activités : Documentation, Other/Autre