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BBC Media Action
BBC Media Action
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. It uses media and communication to inform, connect and empower people around the world. It trains journalists and supports media development where infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed. It also produces a wide range of programming and outputs using new and traditional media to help people understand their rights and hold their authorities to account, to make informed decisions about their health and to improve their resilience and response to humanitarian crises.
BBC Media Action is an independent charity funded by external grants and voluntary contributions, mainly from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), the European Union, UN agencies and charitable foundations.
Registered charity number: 1076235.
For more information visit www.bbcmediaaction.org
Africa Talks Climate
Africa Talks Climate (ATC) was a major research and communications project undertaken by the BBC World Service Trust (as BBC Media Action was called before rebranding) and funded by the British Council in 2009-10.
The major objective of ATC was to identify ways to engage, inform and empower Africans in local, national and international conversations about climate change. Fieldwork was conducted in ten countries in 2009: DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
ATC was intended to inform the development of local and regional climate change communications strategies, and to offer practical guidance of how media and communication can be used to support Africa's response to climate change.
For more information visit http://www.africatalksclimate.com/