A producer gets feedback from the streets of Kasama
Tikambe (Let's Talk)
Allowing young people to have their voices heard
Helping young people understand their rights
Public debates help audiences to hold local leaders to account
BBC Media Action in Zambia is working on a sexual and reproductive health programme which includes a radio and TV show and online content. In the past, BBC Media Action has worked with national, local and community media to help build skills to foster dialogue and debate between leaders and ordinary people. BBC Media Action supported the first-ever televised presidential debates ahead of national elections in the country in 2011, and worked with a wide range of local media and civil society organisations to ensure fair, balanced and accurate reporting of the elections.
All Zambia projects
A youth-led initiative combining discussion and media to help address the priorities of young people and help them to participate in local and national decision-making processes in Zambia.
How a youth-led TV and radio show is helping young people in Zambia talk about sex, STIs and how to prevent HIV and AIDS.
BBC Media Action aims to strengthen the professionalism and sustainability of community and independent radio stations in Zambia through expert training.
From 2011 to 2013, BBC Media Action worked with community radio stations in Zambia to ensure local governments were held to account and that they improved local services and conditions.
In 2011, BBC Media Action's project in Zambia aimed to help journalists improve their skills and to encourage more balanced and fair election coverage.
Latest Zambia publications and resources
Case study: Radio Waves and Zambia Speaks! How support to local radio stations can empower social change
Read about our support to 15 local radio stations across Zambia and how they are covering local governance issues and improving government service delivering including education, sanitation and access to water - through radio programming.
Elections in Zambia in September 2011 signalled a need for dialogue and openness. Boyd Chibale explains why he works for BBC Media Action in Zambia.
A research summary presenting findings from a study of two national television debates, produced and broadcast by BBC Media Action, in partnership with the Zambian National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC).