A survey exploring how Cambodians are living with climate change, the most effective ways to help people adapt and how media and communication can provide support.
This paper evaluates our project supporting humanitarian and media agencies and how they communicate and engage with Rohingya people living in camps in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.
This report looks at the work BBC Media Action undertook as part of a five-year, DFID-funded programme to improve accountability in Afghanistan.
Research report: Improving reproductive, maternal and newborn health using health communication in Ethiopia
BBC Media Action (funded by a Global Grant from the UK's Department for International Development) embarked on a project that aimed to improve reproductive, maternal and child health in Ethiopia. This report evaluates the impact of the project over five years.
We evaluate the impact of radio in supporting improved reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health (RMNCH) in South Sudan,
This briefing explains how our formative qualitative research in mid- and far-western Nepal informed the production of radio public service announcements (PSAs) about key water, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition issues.
This research briefing shows how the BBC Media Action team in Nepal produced radio programmes to support Nepali communities affected by the 2015 earthquake, and encouraged people to build homes that were more resistant to earthquakes.
This research aimed to understand our target audiences - trafficked persons or those most at risk of trafficking in Thailand - to help inform our communication strategies. Read more here.
How can a radio drama support audiences in Myanmar to understand, and be more accepting towards, greater religious and ethnic diversity? Learn more in our latest research briefing.
Our research briefing describes the process behind the creation of our innovative multi-media project Khan Sar Kyi (Feel it!).
This research working paper shares interesting data and learning from our global governance research programme.
This working paper explores what evidence the media for development sector uses in practice and highlights what is needed to move its evidence base forward.
This paper outlines the distinctive research approach BBC Media Action took in the largest ever research study into public understanding of climate change in Asia.
This briefing introduces BBC Media Action's approach to accountability, with particular focus on empowering individuals to play a role in holding those in power to account.
Insights from mixed methods research evaluating our peacebuilding radio drama series, Life in Lulu, in South Sudan.
Research summary: How are young people in Myanmar encountering mis- and disinformation, including about COVID-19, online?
Research findings from focus group discussions with young people in Myanmar around how they and their peers encounter and respond to 'fake news', including about the COVID-19 pandemic, on social media.
Research summary: Delivering civic and voter education through media to enhance democracy in Nigeria
Research insights from our project increasing citizens' knowledge and understanding of key electoral issues in Nigeria to achieve more inclusive and informed public discussion.
Research summary: The role of community screenings in changing attitudes to child marriage in Bangladesh
BBC Media Action conducted mixed methods research to understand the contribution edutainment screenings can make to influencing knowledge, attitudes and intention to practice around child marriage.
Research summary: How is a radio drama helping to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) among young children and their caregivers in Ethiopia?
Diarrhoea poses a great risk to young children in Ethiopia, and high rates of communicable disease - including diarrhoea - are linked to dirty water and poor sanitation and hygiene practices, our 'BabyWASH' project aimed to change that.