Luv FM’s journalist, Emmanuel Bright Quaicoe is the one Ghanaian amongst ten journalists selected for the 2022 Climate Change Journalism (CCJF) of the Media Foundation For West Africa (MFWA).
The maiden version of the Fellowship received over 400 purposes from 11 West African countries, of which 5 males and 5 females had been selected by way of a extremely aggressive process.
The fellows had been each selected from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Nigeria and Ghana.
The Fellowship is a brand new initiative by the MFWA to promote local weather change consciousness and responses by way of elevated and high quality media reporting and public education on the continued local weather disaster and its associated effects throughout West Africa.
Participants will bear an intensive five-month coaching and mentorship programme starting with a two-month digital coaching and a three-month residential programme in Accra, Ghana.
They will additionally undergo sensible investigations and publications with Fact-Check Ghana and The Fourth Estate journalism initiatives of the MFWA.
During the interval, the fellows are anticipated to undertake rigorous investigations and fact-checking of issues associated to local weather change and related challenges of their respective countries.
There will even be intensive sensible coaching for the fellows to conduct essential, high-quality, fact-based, and in-depth reporting in direction of enhancing lives and entry to information relating to climate-related issues.
The ten fellows will, at the top of coaching, function the inspiration members of a West Africa Regional Climate Change Journalism Network.
Below is the record of the 2022 Fellows:
- Mawuédem Koffi Akotoh (Togo)
- Daouda Sow (Senegal)
- Adjimehossou Rodrigue Fulbert (Benin)
- Oumar Issoufou Adamou (Niger)
- Nana Samake (Mali)
- Sidibe Aissata (Guinea)
- Délorès Pie (Côte d’Ivoire)
- Madina Belemviré (Burkina Faso)
- Emmanuel Bright Quaicoe (Ghana)
- Janet Ogundepo (Nigeria)
The maiden version of the Fellowship is being supported by the Deutsche Welle Akademie (DW Akademy).
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