Application Due Date: January second 2019

Dates: 12 February 15 February|Place: Rome, Italy
Program: Rural Hardship and Farming

In order to make sure the day-to-day concerns dealt with by rural bad individuals and their neighborhoods are acknowledged, it is essential that their stories are heard and their voices are enhanced.

With financing from the International Fund for Agricultural Advancement (IFAD), the specialised UN company, TR will unite reporters from around the globe to attend this workshop intended to make it possible for reporters to inform the story of rural advancement. The goal is to construct particular know-how and boost familiarity and understanding of concerns dealt with by rural neighborhoods, assistance reporters to provide brand-new perspectives, promote conversation and discussion on how small farming can react to the growing need for food, and highlight the important requirement to support rural change and smallholder farming.

The workshop will occur throughout IFAD’s yearly Governing Counci l. Being at the conference will permit reporters access to high profile delegates, leading specialists in the concerns, consisting of IFAD and UN technical specialists, in addition to a variety of little holder farmers who will be welcomed.

IFAD deals with those most impacted by hardship, food security, gender inequality, environment and environment modification.

At this workshop you will be anticipated to deal with and submit stories for your own news organisations on the styles and concerns provided.


  • Candidates need to be full-time reporters or routine factors to a media organisation.
  • Candidates need to have the ability to show a dedication to a profession in journalism in their nation, and ought to have at least 2 years’ expert experience and have an excellent level in spoken and composed English.


  • Thomson Reuters Structure, through IFAD financing and assistance, uses complete bursaries for reporters from establishing world nations working for developed media organisations. Bursaries would consist of flight costs (economy class), lodging, regional transfers and meals.
  • Please keep in mind that you require to examine visa requirements and guarantee you have the essential documents needed. The expense of your visa and any other associated expenses will be the obligation of the individual. This plan goes through variation.

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