Journalists in Nigeria can apply for a fellowship that awards US$500 to US$800 grants for stories on trans-fat.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) Trans-Fat Project is accepting entries for a journalism fellowship on its #TransFatFreeNigeria campaign. The fellowship aims to build the capacity of the Nigerian media to report on trans-fat use, health risk and its regulation from an informed perspective in line with the World Health Organization’s recommended standards for countries to follow.
Interested journalists are invited to submit story ideas focusing on trans-fat content in food; trans-fat and well-being; industry players, food labeling and regulation; or distinguishing trans-fat enhancing cardiovascular diseases and the implications of treating them in Nigeria.
Interested journalists must be employed at national media organizations in Nigeria.
The application deadline is Jan. 31.