2022 InfoNile Workshop Reporting on Rivers and Biodiversity in the Nile Basin (Fully Funded)

Deadline: June 20, 2022.

This workshop is organized by InfoNile. InfoNile is a cross-border group of geo journalists with a mission to uncover critical stories on water issues in the Nile River Basin through data-based multimedia storytelling. InfoNile is a project of Water Journalists Africa, the largest network of journalists reporting on water in the African continent.

Journalists and editors from the Nile basin countries will be hosted in Uganda for a weeklong workshop that will feature presentations, field trips, discussions, practical sessions, and group activities on; Covering rivers and biodiversity in the Nile Basin(the gaps and the opportunities); Data and Geo Journalism, Science Journalism, Investigative Journalism, and Story Pitching.

At the end of the workshop, you will present a story pitch to the InfoNile Team under the theme:  Reporting on rivers and biodiversity in the Nile Basin for possible funding and mentorship.


Reporters and editors from Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are invited to apply.


Successful journalists will receive

  • Transport to Uganda and back to their home country.
  • Accommodation including meals for the duration of the workshop
  • Outstanding story pitches will receive grants and mentorship to produce their stories.


Submit your application by completing this form: Application Form


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