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West Africa Food Security and Rural Development Report

Status: Closed

  • Training & education

Organisation: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Deadline: 20/06/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Applicants must be full-time journalists or regular contributors working for media organizations.
    – Applicants should have a minimum of two years work experience, have a good level of spoken and written English
    – They would also like to see professional evidence of your interest in the field of rural people and development issues.
  • Type of funding: Event
  • Target countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo.
  • Application language: English

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists from West Africa to register for this workshop, which will cover food security, food production, markets and climate issues and will include a skills lab on online verification, social media and digital storytelling.

The United Nations’ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is sponsoring this course, which will develop expertise and increase knowledge of issues facing rural communities, help journalists present new viewpoints and to promote discussion on how small-scale agriculture can meet the growing demand for food and the critical need to support rural transformation as food insecurity, climate change and economic uncertainty escalate. intensify.

West Africa Food Security and Rural Development Report – Online Workshop July 18-21, 2022.

See here to learn more and apply.

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