Grants for collaborative projects on Congo Basin forests [Africa]

Posted on Apr 18, 2022 in Environmental Reporting

Environmental journalists and media outlets in the Congo Basin region are eligible for grants up to $US10,000.

The Congo Basin Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center are accepting grant applications and collaborative reporting proposals on the threats to the Congo Basin forests.

When possible, proposals should highlight resilience solutions to forest ecosystem degradation.

Proposals should consider themes or issues such as: research and findings on the impact of various studies on government policies in natural resource and forest management; illegal logging; the impact of COVID-19 on the forestry sector; illegal mining and its impact on community health and ecosystems; threats of agribusiness on forest ecosystems; and more.

The application deadline is April 30.