Creating Platform for Citizens and Key Sector Actors Involvement and Participation in Election 2012:
Increased voter education on issues relevant to the ordinary Ghanaian; greater scrutiny of parties manifestoes/agenda during the election campaign; increased awareness on various party manifestoes; greater opportunity for Star-Ghana Election GPs to engage with key relevant actors.
Columnists: Mr Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng & Dr Doris Yaa Dartey
Columnists Roving Writers Documentation/reporting of Star-ghana Election Projects:
To observe, interview and document the processes and impacts of the work of grant awardees of STAR-Ghanas election projects and produce two separate reflective reports/documents for STAR Ghana; Articles in the weekly columns of the Consultants of observations that will be of interest to readers. Twenty articles should be expected two each for a region; Five feature articles in other nationally circulating newspapers on either project specific issues of grant awardees with national mandate, or observations of interest to a wider readership; Periodic interviews on FM radio stations both at the local and national levels; Photographs, and with the right equipment, audio and video clips as will be necessary to document what are observed; a report to STAR-Ghana on the processes and impacts of the work of each of the 44 grant recipients; a collection of the journalistic reports of the Columnists from this assignment and publish as a book. Such an endeavour will contribute in creating knowledge and develop an intellectual memory of capacity building for both the present and the future.
GDA Concepts/ STANDPOINT
Providing Media Platform to Educate and Create Awareness on Women Representation During the 2012 Elections:
Enhance the understanding and commitment of flag bearers/parties to issues relating to women and the socially excluded groups; increase awareness of Flag bearers/parties agenda for women and socially excluded in their manifestos greater promotion of women representation and active women's participation in the elections; increase education on issues relating to women and socially excluded groups during elections.
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC)
Capacity Building and Programme Implementation Towards Election 2012 Monitering and Coverage:
Train reporters/freelance & stringers (southern belt /middle belt /northern belt) in election coverage to intensify coverage of the election process; Run 'FACE THE NATION' in six (6) local languages & english; Moderate two presidential debates for candidates without representation in parliament; Pre & post election coverage & evaluation of reportage