InfoCongo offers journalism grants [Africa]

InfoCongo offers journalism grants [Africa]

Posted on April 14, 2017


May 20, 2017

Journalists, designers, developers, cartographers and data experts can apply for funding.

InfoCongo, the geojournalism platform of Internews' Earth Journalism Network in Central Africa, seeks proposals for its Stories, Maps and Data Visualization Grants. 

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.