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InfoNile Workshop: Reporting on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin

Status: Closed

  • Training & education

Organisation: InfoNile

Deadline: 20/06/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – open to reporters from the target countries
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Application language:  English

The InfoNile is calling for applications for training, workshop and mentorship on Reporting on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin.The program involves a weeklong workshop in Uganda from 17th-22rd July 2022, mentorship and possible support to produce a multimedia report on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin. In this workshop, mentors and experts on lotic biodiversity, data and science journalism will provide insights on how to best report on rivers as ecosystems and habitats for various species in the Nile basin.

Journalists and editors from the Nile basin countries will be hosted in Uganda for a weeklong workshop that will feature presentations, field trips, discussions, practical sessions, and group activities on; Covering rivers and biodiversity in the Nile Basin(the gaps and the opportunities); Data and Geo Journalism, Science Journalism, Investigative Journalism, and Story Pitching.
At the end of the workshop, you will present a story pitch to the InfoNile Team under the theme: Reporting on rivers and biodiversity in the Nile Basin for possible funding and mentorship.

See here to learn more and apply.

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