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Congo Basin RJF Special Call: Threats to the forest and resilience solutions

Organisation: Pulitzer Center

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Environmental journalism

Funding Size: $10,000 maximum

Deadline: 30/04/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Grants are open to media outlets, journalist’s networks, environmental journalists (presenters of environmental programs, leaders of environmental news), photographers, radio producers, and filmmakers.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Congo Basin region.
  • Application language: English, French

The Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center are opening a new, special call for grant applications for Staff journalists, freelancers, and outlets on the threats to the Congo Basin forests and highlight, when possible, resilience solutions to forest ecosystem degradation.

The proposals should consider one of the following themes or issues: Research and findings on the impact of various studies on government policies in natural resource and forest management, Illegal logging, Impact of COVID-19 on the forestry sector.
Illegal mining and its impact on community health and ecosystems, Threats of agribusiness on forest ecosystems, Contribution of the work done by environmental NGOs and the funds allocated by various donors to the well-being of local communities, Resilience solutions developed to address forest ecosystem degradation, Conflicts between protected area managers and local populations, Land grabbing and environmental crime, Forestry and environmental regulation and laws.

See here to learn more and apply.

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