Improved Governance through Open Flow of Information
|Project Status:||Grant Agreement|
|Funding Partner:||The Asia Foundation|
|Project Duration:||26 months (1 January 2020 to 28 February 2022)|
|Project Cost:||BDT 1,51,14,053.00
Audit Acceptance Letters
|Team Leader:||Hasibur Rahman, Executive Director, MRDI|
|Project Coordinator:||Md. Shahid Hossain, Advisor, Planning and Development, MRDI|
|Training Coordinator:||Syeda Sumaya Tasnim|
|Finance Personnel:||Tahmina Ferdowsy, Senior Accounts Officer, MRDI|
|Logistic Coordinator:||Md. Mizanur Rahman, Senior Officer, HR and Administration, MRDI|
Enhance capacity of youth on fact checking to fight disinformation during Covid 19 and how they would make authorities accountable using RTI during and post Corona situation.
Engage newsroom managers and reporters in keeping safe while gathering news.
Enhance the level of people’s trust in media and assess level of external stakeholders’ engagement to strengthen democracy and political participation with an additional focus on the pandemic period through conducting a survey
Facilitate media houses develop their audience engagement plan
Enhance capacity of media and skills of journalists on producing objective and authentic in-depth stories on issues of public interest.
Online course for youth on basics of fact checking
Youth engagement on COVID-19 and RTI
Online session on safety of journalist
Sharing findings with gatekeepers
Conduct a survey on people’s trust in media and external engagement in media
Media capacity building for in-depth reporting on public interest issue
Orientation programme for university students on fact checking and verification
Orientation for journalists on digital security