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Enthusiasm, curiosity and desire to build journalistic knowledge filled the room wall to wall as 26 Gambian radio journalists producing programs for farmers (or wanting to do so) attended a training course in agri-journalism last week.  more »

By Owen Roberts

Farmers’ healthy appetite for information gives agricultural media everywhere a vital role in the agri-food sector. Knowledge mobilization, technology translation and transfer, extension or whatever you want to call the flow of information from a source to a user depends significantly on a skilled, trusted media. Feedback from users is an important part of the cycle too, but if the media can’t effectively communicate information in the first place, quality feedback is unlikely... more »

You can follow all the action of the 2015 World Congress pre-tour in Australia, kicking off with a visit to Hartley’s crocodile farm on October 8. more »

A pioneering scheme to combine agricultural reconstruction with education will soon get underway in Nepal, thanks to the appeal initiated by the British Guild following April’s devastating earthquakes. more »

IFAJ president Markus Rediger might be excused for suffering a little jetlag after his visit “Down Under” in September-October. more »

Partnership with UN Food and Agricultural Organisation

The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and IFAJ join forces to promote wider global sharing of agricultural information. The partnership aims at enhancing knowledge exchange and content publishing related to global hunger and food security, nutrition, sustainable development and the responsible management of fishery and forestry resources, among other issues. In this presentation you will find what FAO can offer IFAJ journalists.

Young Leaders Award

Ten participants have been selected for the 2014 IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The award supports the winners’ participation in an IFAJ congress and in an intensive journalistic boot camp-style workshop. This year’s boot camp takes place October 12-13, prior to the IFAJ congress in New Zealand.