The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA, Accra) is one of the 15 research and training institutes/programmes that constitute the United Nations University’s (UNU) worldwide network. The Institute’s aim is to contribute to the sustainable development of Africa’s natural resources through capacity strengthening.
Environmental information and environmental action are said to be inseparable. UNU-INRA therefore recognizes the need for reaching the mass with simplified and accurate environmental information, as well as the pivotal role that the mass media can play in disseminating environmental information.
In accordance with its mandate to promote efficient and sustainable use of the continent’s natural resources, the Institute is organizing short-term training on Environmental Journalism.
The objective is to Impart hands on training in accurate assessment of changing human environment interaction so that the participants can report environmental issues in a credible manner.
The course will be conducted from 3-14 November, 2014, at UNU-INRA (International House Building, University of Ghana (Legon Campus), Accra, Ghana),
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
The application deadline is 15 October.
The Environmental Journalism course is intended to enhance the capacity of active journalists who have:
The language of the course is English. Therefore, fluent English is essential.
To apply, please complete and return the application form (also available in the Related FIles tab).