New toolkit launched to guide governments to drive economies through tourism: By Duncan Mboyah

A new tool kit has been launched to guide African governments to drive their economies through tourism. The tool kit will guide protected area authorities to attract new international investment to fund national parks while also conserving environments and providing socio-economic benefits. “The kit provide models on protected areas in Africa and gives predic...
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Journalists Share their World Conference Experiences: Rosalia Omungo

Rosalia Omungo, news editor and reporter for the environment and science at the Kenya Public Broadcasting Corporation and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, shares her experience attending the 2009 World Conference of Science Journalists and why she plans to attend the WCSJ 2017 in San Francisco. Source: World Federation of Science Journalists
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There is effective cholera vaccine in Kenya

A new oral cholera vaccine brand name Shanchol was recently launched in Kenya and is expect to be used alongside other interventions in the prevention of cholera menace [Photo: Courtesy] Cholera is the fastest killer disease in the world ahead of Ebola. It takes only four hours for an infected person to succumb to cholera infection. The recent outbreaks of cholera in Ke...
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Policy makers urged to consider partnerships with local communities

A farmer at work in Kenya’s Mount Kenya region [Photo:Neil Palmer, CIAT] African policy makers have been urged to consider partnerships with local communities, especially women in the implementation of policies on forest management. The scientists and policy makers, who converged in Kampala to share outcomes of research on forestry management, underscored the need fo...
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African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards 2016 (ACCER)

ACCER is Africa’s premier environmental and climate change reporting program, run and founded by the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in 2013. PACJA is an alliance of 1000+ Civil Society organizations. It has representation in 45 countries on the continent and observer status in UNEP. There have been two ACCER cycles so far, with a break in 2015 to allow for sponso...
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Climate Change fellowship opportunity

Climate Trackers team has a big opportunity on offer for all of you; 15 writing fellowships. These are one-on-one training opportunities for people who are ready to take the next step, and publish articles in the biggest media in their country. The Team has also  2 TRIPS TO MOROCCO available for the most active and impressive individuals throughout our campaign. ...
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impactAFRICA journalism fund launches new contest for stories on water and sanitation issues

Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in six African countries can win fully-funded study trips to major newsrooms in the United States as part of a new contest launched by impactAFRICA today. Access to safe water across Africa is a major public health issue that is often underreported by mainstream media across Africa, despite research by agencies such as t...
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