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Associated EJN Network and Digital Reporting Tools for Effective Environment Journalism

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Associated EJN Network and Digital Reporting Tools for Effective Environment Journalism’ is a Journalism Development Programme aimed at building the capacity of environment journalists and facilitating the formation of ‘Network of Environmental Journalists in Nigeria”. The network is intended to build capacity of journalists, mentor young reporters, and provide linkage for members where necessary.

Objectives:

1. To increase the knowledge of environment journalists on the use of digital tools to map the environment

2. To develop a bank of stories as a foundation to developing a climate mapping site for Nigeria/West Africa
 

Activities:

  • Capacity building workshop for 15 environment reporters on ‘using digital tools to report environment’ in a two-day residential workshop held in Lagos.
  • Mentoring of members of Network of Environmental Journalists in Nigeria
  • Provision of reporting grant for investigative stories on environment

Stories produced by participants are posted on www.map.environewsnigeria.com