Due Date: May 26, 2019

The Africa-China Reporting Task (the Task) at Wits Journalism and partners Khetha (WWF) and VukaNow (USAID) welcome reporters who report on wildlife poaching and trafficking from nations in Southern Africa to send applications to take part in the Wildlife Poaching & Trafficking Journalism Training Workshop that will occur in South Africa in July 2019.

The Workshop will concentrate on neighborhood engagement and carrying out impactful reporting, and will supply training on investigative reporting methods, the trafficking supply chain to and need in Asia, and ingenious techniques for neighborhood and public engagement in understanding and combating wildlife poaching and trafficking.

The Workshop will occur throughout the very first or 2nd week of July 2019 in Johannesburg and at the Southern African Wildlife College near Mbombela, Mpumalanga province. The Workshop will consist of a networking mixed drink occasion with paper editors and media experts in Johannesburg, and potentially engagement with neighborhoods surrounding the Kruger National forest in addition to personnel and authorities included with preservation and anti-poaching efforts.


  • After the Workshop picked taking part reporters will be supplied with a reporting grant to perform the examination they provided at the Workshop; picked reporters will likewise be welcomed to provide their examinations at the Africa-China Reporters Online Forum that will occur at the African Investigative Journalism Conference at Wits University in October 2019.


  • Open to reporters from South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Angola and Malawi;-LRB- *****************).
  • Applications will be thought about from reporters with different levels of experience and from various geographical landscapes e.g. resident reporters from rural neighborhoods and urban-based reporters, and so on
  • Choice will be provided to candidates with propositions for examinations concentrating on neighborhood advancement and ingenious options concerning the poaching of rhinos and elephants and the prohibited trade of these types. Exceptions can be produced examinations on lions and pangolins, depending upon the nature of the story.


Please resolve your e-mail to [email protected] with the heading APPLICATION: POACHING & TRAFFICKING WORKSHOP; consist of the following products (as accessories in MS Word or PDF formats) by no behind 26 May 2019:

  • Candidate CV, and list of previous journalism reporting, consist of if readily available any previous reporting on wildlife poaching and trafficking
  • Proposition for wildlife poaching and trafficking story to be examined in the nations pointed out above, with a clear proposed heading at the start, a short description of the short article idea and goals, and a short report of WHAT will be examined and HOW, consisting of a sign of the importance to neighborhood engagement/impact/solutions to wildlife poaching and trafficking associated to rhinos and elephants in the nations pointed out above
  • The proposition must likewise consist of:.
    • Sign of where the examination will be released
    • An in-depth budget plan for the examination to be performed after the Workshop with particular line products amounting to no greater than US$ 1,500

To learn more, check out Wildlife Poaching & Trafficking Journalism Training Workshop

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