Grants available for conservation reporting [East Africa]

Posted on Feb 5, 2020 in Specialized Topics

Journalists from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda can apply for this reporting grant.

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is selecting 10 journalists in East Africa to report on issues related to wildlife trafficking, conservation and protection efforts. 

Projects must explore the consequences of environmental destruction while also informing policymakers, affected communities and the general public about ways to address these problems.

The grants, which will average US$1,000, are intended to cover travel and field reporting costs. Stories can be produced in English, Kiswahili or local languages.

Applicants must have a track record of covering conservation and wildlife stories.

The deadline is Feb. 15.