InfoNile Investigating Water Tales Workshop Coaching 2021 for Reporters and Editors (Totally Funded to Uganda)

call for applications

Utility Deadline: Twenty third September 2021

InfoNile   is looking for functions for coaching, workshop plus mentorship on investigating threats to freshwater biodiversity within the Lake Victoria basin. Groups of three (2 reporters and 1 editor) from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, along with Uganda are invited to use for this 4-day workshop in Uganda from  18th-Twenty third October   2021 .

This workshop is organized by   InfoNile . InfoNile is a cross-border group of geo journalists with a mission to uncover vital tales on water points within the Nile River Basin by data-based multimedia storytelling. InfoNile is a challenge of  Water Journalists Africa , the biggest community of journalists reporting on water within the African continent.

The workshop has partnered with the  Africa Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ) , a media group targeted on coaching and even capability constructing; collaborative reporting; analysis, along with grants for investigative journalism.  

Mentors from  Code with regard to Africa   and  SciDev. Net   will present insights on knowledge journalism

A number of issues have been stated to threaten biodiversity within the Lake Victoria Basin. A   report by IUCN  acknowledges the Lake Victoria Basin as an internationally acknowledged area for its excessive ranges of recent water species variety and moreover endemism.   It additional factors out that the freshwater ecosystems within the area are extremely threatened. This additionally threatens native livelihoods, nationwide and regional economies as they rely upon the distinctive and various nature of salt water species throughout the basin.

This specific workshop shall be specializing in how the media investigations on threats to freshwater biodiversity throughout the area might be streamlined utilizing knowledge to not point out investigative journalism methods.


Groups composed of an editor and two reporters shall be supported to take part in a coaching workshop from  18th-Twenty third October   2021   in Uganda. (3 days in Entebbe and a subject journey to Jinja).  

The 4-day workshop will characteristic displays, discussions, and group actions on; – Understanding how the media is presently overlaying ingesting water points within the River Victoria Basin; Knowledge and Geo Journalism, Science Journalism, Researched Journalism, and Story Pitching.

On the finish of the course, the groups shall be anticipated to have acquired expertise in researched water journalism and in addition story pitching. They’ll then submit a narrative pitch to the InfoNile Crew underneath the theme:     Investigating threats with the intention to freshwater biodiversity throughout the Lake Victoria pot for attainable funding and mentorship.

Profitable journalists will obtain

  • Transport to Uganda in addition to again to your house nation.
  • Lodging together with meals in the course of the workshop
  • Excellent story pitches will obtain grants and mentorship to provide their tales.


Submit your software by finishing this kind:   Application Form

Utility Deadline:   Twenty third September 2021

This particular workshop is structured with funding from   JRS Biodiversity Foundation.

For Extra Data:

Visit the Official Webpage of the InfoNile Workshop Training 2021

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