The Africa-China Reporting Project (the Project) at Wits Journalism and partners Khetha (WWF) and VukaNow (USAID) is currently inviting journalists who report on wildlife poaching and trafficking from countries in Southern Africa (see countries below) to submit applications to participate in the Wildlife Poaching & Trafficking Journalism Training Workshop ´2019.
The Workshop will focus on community engagement and conducting impactful reporting.
Preference will be given to applicants with proposals for investigations focusing on community development and innovative solutions regarding the poaching of rhinos and elephants and the illegal trade of these species. Exceptions can be made for investigations on lions and pangolins, depending on the nature of the story.
The Workshop will take place during the first or second week of July 2019 in Johannesburg and at the Southern African Wildlife College near Mbombela, Mpumalanga province.
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Applications are open to journalists from South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Angola and Malawi.