Applications call for Climate Tracker Sustainable Food Media Fellowship 2020. Together with Hivos and IIED, Climate Tracker is happy to launch the Sustainable Food Media Fellowship to fund journalists from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia to work on investigative reports.
The program is looking for young journalists from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia who want to write incredible stories about the production of food and access to sustainable diets in their home country. This will be a great opportunity for journalists to conduct important investigative reports and receive exclusive 4-weeks journalism training designed by Climate Tracker’s team. Through a unique partnership with HiVOS and IIED, Sustainable Food Stories Fellowship now looking for amazing African journalists to join our training and receive funding to work on food stories in their countries.
The chosen fellows will receive an investigative story grant to cover food issues back in their home country – all mentored by the Climate Tracker Team.
The fellow will be required to attend and fully participate in the 4 weeks journalism course as well as submit all assignments and homework associated with the course. Upon the completion of the course, the fellow will then be asked to come up with a constructive pitch and work plan for a food story in your country. Climate Tracker will help fellow throughout this process. Once their pitch and work plan has been approved, fellows will enter an 8-weeks fellowship period where they will receive the grant and will have to work on the story.
Candidates, fellows will be required to update your Climate Tracker mentor with the progress on a weekly basis. Furthermore, fellows are also expected to engage with other members in the team via the newly created Slack community, where the Climate Tracker team will be sharing any useful information and stories.
The Climate Tracker Sustainable Food Media Fellowship is open to all young journalists from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia who want to write incredible stories about the production of food and access to sustainable diets in their home country. Candidates can food story idea can focus on key challenges and/or innovations/solutions on an of following themes
In order to apply, candidates need to sign up on the Climate Tracker app to join the competition. In addition to that, candidates must submit the following things
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