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InfoNile, has organized a science communication competition that aims to engage university students in Africa to understand the critical role of conserving swamps and their biodiversity.
The competition aims to foster environmental awareness and empower young scientists and conservationists in Africa to take action for swamps. Participating students are encouraged to conduct in-depth research, critically analyze scientific information, and effectively communicate their findings to diverse audiences.
Application Deadline: 11th September, 2023
InfoNile, in partnership with IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, with funding from JRS Biodiversity Foundation and IHE Delft’s Water and Development Partnership Programme, calls for applications from water and biodiversity activists in the Nile Basin countries of (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo) for an activists training program.
The activists training program seeks to enhance science communication and the capacity of water/environment activists to work together with journalists, scientists, and other communities’ stakeholders, to find solutions for environmental challenges in the Nile Basin countries.
Application Deadline; 20th August 2023.
InfoNile, through the NileWell platform, invites applications from journalists and scientists in the Nile Basin countries (Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Tanzania, Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan, DRC, Ethiopia and Rwanda) for a fellowship program running from May to December 2023 that will involve training, mentorship, and coproduction of communication outputs based on scientific research.
Application deadline: 10th April 2023
InfoNile in collaboration with Earth Journalism Network invites applications from editors from all regions of Uganda for an editors’ biodiversity training program which will be held in Kasese district in February 2022. 20 editors will be selected.
Apply by 6th January 2023, 5:00pm EAT. Click here for more details.
InfoNile with support from JRS Biodiversity is calling for applications from Science and Communication students on Groundwater and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin.
A group of 2-3 university students including at least one science student and one communication or journalism student are invited to apply for this program that involves training before they embark on working on their submissions. The top three groups stand a chance to win monetary prizes, certificates and trophies. Their submissions will also be published by InfoNile, Water Journalists Africa and pitched to media partners.
Apply by 14th October 2022. Click the above link for more details
InfoNile is calling for applications for training, workshop and mentorship on Reporting on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin.
Reporters and editors from Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are invited to apply for this program that involves a weeklong workshop in Uganda from 17th-22rd July 2022, mentorship and possible support to produce a multimedia report on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin.
Apply by 20th June 2022. Click the above link for more details
InfoNile and MiCT/The Niles invite journalists in the Nile Basin countries; Ethiopia, Eritrea, Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and DRC to submit proposals for investigative multimedia journalism stories relevant to and/or impacted by the Nile Basin Initiative’s (NBI) Strategic Water Resources Analysis and linking them with basin-wide datasets and projected trends.
Apply by 15th April 2022. Click the above link for more details
InfoNile together with Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism invites journalists in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda to submit in-depth story pitches on Wildlife Crime and legal interventions in East Africa.
The deadline for submitting your detailed story pitch is 25th February 2022. Click the link above for more details.
InfoNile is calling for applications for a training on investigating threats to freshwater biodiversity in the Lake Victoria basin. Teams of three (2 reporters and 1 editor) from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania,and Uganda are invited to apply for this 4-day workshop in Uganda from 18th-23rd October 2021. Click the link above for more details.
InfoNile invites journalists in the Nile basin to submit proposals for investigative multimedia journalism stories on the benefits and pitfalls of generating power from waterways in the Nile basin. Cross-border collaborations are preferred. Click the link above for more details.