- Wednesday, 10 October 2018
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The ACCER Awards Finalists Academy (TAAFA) Training kicked has been running in Nairobi since Sunday 7thof October at Safari Park Hotel. The three day training workshop brought together environmental reporters and media trainers from across Africa to train and build their capacity on climate and environmental reporting. The workshop seeks to increase the number of journalists pursuing environmental reporting as a career. [ Read More ]Read more
- Sunday, 07 October 2018
The ACCER Awards Finalists Academy (TAAFA) Training kicked has been running in Nairobi since Sunday 7thof October at Safari Park Hotel. The three day training workshop brought together environmental reporters and media trainers from across Africa to train and build their capacity on climate and environmental reporting. The workshop seeks to increase the number of journalists pursuing environmental reporting as a career.
While giving his opening remarks Mr. Mithika Mwenda; PACJA’S CEO urged journalists to learn and network with other environmental reporters in order to take the agenda of climate change on The Pan African level. He also added that in the future ACCER entries will not limit on French and English but also include indigenous languages.
Previous ACCER Awards finalists and winners were also in attendance to give their experiences.Ngalami who was the overall winner in the 2013 ACCER awards urged reporters to write on Environmental issues are the best stories to tell in Africa as they open one to the world and vice versa. He added that through PAMACC he has been able to generate stories on climate change and environment and expand his outreach to a wide audience.
Pan African Media Alliance on climate change (PAMACC) which was formed in 2013 is aimed at motivating and encouraging journalists to consistently engage in climate change and environmental reporting.
Victor Bwire who is the Deputy CEO and Programs Manager at the Media Council of Kenya urged reporters to always look for reliable stories. He probed reporters to focus on interviewing experts who had knowledge on the topic of the story being talked about. The reporters agreed that climate change was important and they should provide a bridge between science, service providers and the public.
At the end of the training participants were awarded certificates of participation led by John Binderi, the Chairperson of PACJA Augustine Njamnshi, who are PACJA Board Members and Faustine of Rwandan Climate Change Network supported by Wanjohi Kabukuru from the Indian Ocean observatory.
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