Watch: how BBC Media Action works in Africa
Our projects in Africa
Using insight from our response to the Ebola outbreak we're building awareness about malaria for those most at risk, using radio, TV, social media and community outreach.
Communication is a vital form of humanitarian aid so we've teamed up with the BBC Somali Service and Radio Ergo to help people survive, cope and recover.
As part of the Inclusive Futures consortium, we’re working through media to improve knowledge of the rights of people with disabilities, and challenging stigma, discrimination and negative social norms related to people with disabilities.
Our work in action
How BBC Media Action used radio to help stop myth and rumour during the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.
How we're using media to help young people in Tanzania understand their rights and voting processes.
Insights from mixed methods research evaluating our peacebuilding radio drama series, Life in Lulu, in South Sudan.
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.