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Reporting on challenges confronting the ocean ecosystem 2020 for Ghanaian Journalists

Sustainable Ocean Alliance Ghana (SOA Ghana) in collaboration with iWatch Africa is calling on all interested journalists in Ghana to apply to be a part of the effort to address challenges confronting the marine ecosystem.

Application Deadline: 24th July 2020; 11: 00pm GMT.

About the Award: The initiative is aimed at training journalists to produce data driven stories bothering on sustainable fishing practices, marine pollution and the general challenges confronting the ocean ecosystem.
The project titled: ‘Leveraging data journalism and a digital campaign to track and educate citizens on the dangers of marine pollution’ is part of the global effort to support and promote the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources in accordance with United Nations SDG14.

Type: Training

Eligibility: Applicants are expected to be:
• Ghanaian nationals aged between 18 and 35 years old, and belong to the group of young people who are prepared to play a decisive role in shaping the future of Ghana.
• Student journalists or journalists, young leaders, people who are active in social movements online, and community organizations.
• People or activists who have been directly contributing to conservation programs or climate change activities.

Eligible Countries: Ghana

To be Taken at (Country):

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: All selected applicants will be MANDATED to produce at least two stories after training program.

Applicants should be active on social media and MUST follow our social media handles: Twitter: @soaghanahub or https://twitter.com/soaghanahub and Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/SOAGhana/

Duration of Award: Training will most likely take place online due to COVID-19 and date will be subsequently communicated.

How to Apply: Apply below

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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