AEPO working cycle

Working Cycle:

Needs Assessment: Using the Participatory Rural Appraisal technique, the research team will travel across Afghanistan on a quarterly basis throughout the programming cycle to speak to ordinary people, community gatekeepers such as mullahs and elders, as well as local government and NGO representatives about the key development issues being addressed in this project and local needs, opinions and priorities. This process will ensure that our programs would find the solutions for them.

The First Consultative Committee Meeting: The Committee will meet quarterly and include experts from rural and community development agencies, NGOs, donors, and government delegations This committee would choose topics for the programs of Afghan Education Production Organization in accordance with the priorities of Afghans.

Planning Phase: The programming team will then develop content for the programs, including storylines for the drama and topics to be covered in the features.

Second Consultative Meeting: At this stage, a synopsis is being distributed with donors, employees, and other partners. In this discussion, the messages selected for the program responding to the needs of the Afghans, whether this message remains the same or to be changed.

Program Development: The project team will write their program synopses and develop scripts. Programs will go through the complete production and editorial cycle, including program reviews and playback sessions. The program is ready to broadcast.

Broadcasting: programs are ready to broadcast on the BBC air waves and through re-broadcast partners.

Impact research of the programs: The impact research will be carried out by the AEPO Research Team at the end of the project.