Journalists, designers, developers, cartographers and data experts can apply for funding.
Possible topics include illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resources in the Congo Basin; the cost of human conflicts on forest and conservation; climate change and forest-related stories; the social and environmental costs and benefits of specific national and regional development; and more.
Independent and staff journalists from all types of media outlets — both large and small — are encouraged to submit applications. Applicants should be based in a Congo Basin country and/or demonstrate that the impact of the story on their audience will positively influence development in the Congo region.
Grants should not exceed US$1,500 per proposal and may cover travel, research, translation and database access.
The deadline to submit a proposal is May 20.
For more information (in English), click here.