Digital Content Making Training and Mentoring

Training and mentoring for digital content makers, by BBC Media Action

Join the training and mentoring offered by BBC Media Action in collaboration with the Global Center on Adaptation to learn how digital content makers can support adaptation action in the battle against the impacts of climate change. 

We seek content makers who: 

  • Are aged between 18-35 and from the Kurigram, Gaibandha, Rangpur, Bhola, Patuakhali, and Bagerhat districts of Bangladesh only
  • Have basic digital content-making experience 
  • Have interest and experience in content-making on issues related to the impacts of climate change, poverty, vulnerability, local innovation, water, agriculture, rural development, etc., and related socioeconomic and policy issues
  • Are passionate about issues of justice, local leadership, poverty eradication, and effective policy and institutional responses

Female content makers are highly encouraged to apply 

Closing date for applications: 26 July 2023

Contact Info

For more information, please contact:

Anju Sharma

Lead, Locally Led Adaptation

Key partner:

About the Course

The training will give you the opportunity to interact with national and international experts on climate change and on digital content making; publish and showcase your work on international platforms (including at COP28); open up new avenues for your careers; and help you to contribute meaningfully to addressing one of the biggest challenges currently faced by humankind. 

All content generated during the course will be published on GCA’s Global Hub on Locally Led Adaptation

The training course will run from August 2023 to April 2024, and be structured to suit the schedules of participants.

At the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand the impacts of climate change on poor and vulnerable communities, and on key development sectors that are critical for the poor, in Bangladesh
  • Understand why local leadership is critical to win the battle
  • Learn how to develop content effectively on impacts and on local responses, in ways that have maximum impact
  • Learn digital storytelling and social media audience engagement techniques

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