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1st African food security conference, "Harnessing Ecosystem based Approaches for Food Security and Adaptation to climate change"

Posted by AFJACC on May 1, 2013 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear AFJACC Members,
Africa's vulnerability to climate change impacts has been underscored by recent severe droughts in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa. Africa’s population will constitute about 23% of the global population by 2050, placing huge demand on states to ensure enough food for their populations. These factors raises big questions about the types of approaches needed to meet future food security challenges.

With the shift...

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Looking for consultant to produce a report on: Harnessing Ecosystems goods and services for achieving Green Growth & SD in Africa.

Posted by AFJACC on February 14, 2013 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


We are urgently looking for a  consultant to come up with a report on  "Harnessing Ecosystems goods and services for achieving Green Growth & SD in Africa.We need someone who  has written extensively on the topic of harnessing ecosystems to contribute to wealth and economic prosperity. I will appreciate if you can send to me some CVs. It is stressed that an African will bepreferable and should have  the following qualifications:

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Call for submissions for energy journalism award

Posted by AFJACC on February 1, 2013 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Energy of Words calls for submissions of top Energy Journalist work

1February 2013 – Brussels – Energy of Words, an annual international media award established in 2004 by the Global Energy non-profitpartnership, calls for submissions of the best examples of energy printjournalism for consideration in this year’s award.

Eachyear, Energy of Words recognizes a journalist who through his/her workhas made a significant contribution to raising reader awa...

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Multimedia Fund

Posted by AFJACC on August 3, 2012 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

WorldView is offering the Multi Media Fund grant which provides an opportunity for established media producers /multi-media journalists, to spend up to three months researching stories and programme/content ideas in the developing world. Applicants may find new stories while ‘in field’ but are expected to have already identified multiple story ideas that would be of interest to a diverse range of UK media outlets, prior to contacting WorldView.

Before completing an...

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One month to go for the UNFCCC/CDM African Radio Contest 2012

Posted by AFJACC on July 9, 2012 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (1)

One month to go for the UNFCCC/CDM African Radio Contest 2012             


There is still one month for you to submit your entries for the CDM       


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UNFCCC / CDM African Radio Contest 2012 launched

Posted by AFJACC on June 7, 2012 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Following the success of last year’s inaugural contest, the UNFCCC

secretariat wishes to announce the launch of CDM African Radio Contest

2012. Under the theme "Changing Lives", the contest aims to spread the word

about the benefits of the CDM in Africa and especially in under-represented

regions of the continent. Broadcasters and freelancers from Africa are

invited to grab their microphone and recording device and create a

compelling radio story that...

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Apply for a Climate Change Media Partnership journalist fellowship to report on COP18

Posted by AFJACC on May 24, 2012 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

TheClimate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) is proud to announce the launchof a Fellowship program that will send journalists to the UnitedNations Climate Change Conference in Doha (COP18) in late 2012. TheFellowships are open predominantly to journalists from developingcountries, but journalists from the US and Russia are also welcome toapply.

The application process is now open until closing on 29 May at 2359 GMT.

Formedin 2007 by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), ...

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Invitation to African Journalists: UNCCD Regional Workshop on Land Degradation

Posted by AFJACC on April 27, 2012 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear UNFCCC fellows, 


In the run-up to Rio+20, UNCCD Secretariat and theGovernment of Algeria are organizing a media workshop on land degradation, desertificationand drought on 29-31 May in Algeria. Interested journalists from Africaare invited to apply. The deadline for applications is 3 May. Pleasenote that the workshop will be held in French.  


Please feel free to forward this information to interestedjournalists. 


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Journalism Fellowships to the Rio+20 Summit: Deadline April 25th, 2012

Posted by AFJACC on April 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and O Eco have developed a Fellowship program to bring journalists to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TheFellowship program will start on June 14th, when the Fellows willarrive in Rio. The days prior to the Rio+20 Summit will includejournalism training sessions, pre-Summit conferences, and at least onefield trip. The Fellows will cover the Summit itself on June 20-22 a...

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