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Africa Talks Climate: exposing the information gap on climate change
African citizens are those most affected by climate change and least informed of – and responsible for – its causes, argues a policy briefing by the BBC World Service Trust.  Read more
Uganda’s clampdown threatens open media
Rachael Borlase, an international trainer in Kampala, describes how the Ugandan government’s recent media crackdown is affecting the work of the BBC World Service Trust.  Read more
India: using drama to promote gender equality
The BBC World Service Trust launches Life Gulmohar Style, an ambitious new radio drama in India, focusing on women’s rights and gender issues.  Read more
Stretching the Darfur Lifeline
David Mowbray, Africa director for the BBC World Service Trust, describes how work is continuing in southern Sudan, despite the challenges of working in the country.  Read more
Strengthening media in southern Iraq
After four successful years, Basra’s Al-Mirbad radio station has taken the first steps towards becoming an independent NGO. Abir Awad reports on a new future.  Read more
Iranian trainee journalists – image gallery
Budding Iranian journalists have created signs and artwork to reflect their ongoing involvement with the innovative ZigZagmag.  Read more
Coming of age in Afghanistan
After 15 years under the BBC umbrella, Afghan Education Projects has taken the first steps towards becoming an independent NGO.  Read more
Training journalists in Chennai
BBC training services are to continue at the Asian College of Journalism, India.  Read more
Raising 100 Doubts in Luanda
A new programme aiming to improve government accountability and give a voice to the citizens of Luanda, Angola.  Read more
"Communicating Justice" in West Africa
As former Liberian president Charles Taylor takes the stand at his defence trial, the BBC World Service Trust is supporting West African journalists at The Hague to report on proceedings to audiences in Sierra Leone and Liberia.  Read more
Report on Somali girls' education
A BBC World Service Trust study on Somali girls’ education has been welcomed by government and civil society leaders.   Read more
Bangladesh Sanglap: London special
An audience of British-Bangladeshis enjoyed a lively debate at London’s City Hall at a special recording of Bangladesh Sanglap.   Read more
Talking loud and clear about climate change in Africa
Africa Talks Climate, a major research and communications initiative funded by the British Council, has been launched ahead of this December’s crucial COP15 climate change summit in Copenhagen.  Read more
"A welcome step forward for development"
Caroline Nursey welcomes support of media as monitor and mentor to strengthen accountability in the latest DFID White Paper   Read more
Raising awareness of climate change in S America
More than 160 government officials, politicians and journalists attended the first stage of an FCO-funded climate change project in South America.  Read more
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