New partnership with Caterpillar will see sponsorship of two new initiatives: the IFAJ Caterpillar AgTech Reporting Award, and the Caterpillar Development Bursary.
In October IFAJ held its semi-annual executive meeting in the Czech Republic. In addition to the meetings the executives got the opportunity to do some interesting visits of farms, the university of life science and a research centre.
Two alumnae of the 2017 IFAJ/DuPont Pioneer Master Class helped establish the Association of Georgian Agricultural Journalists last month. The new guild was introduced to about 30 agricultural journalists from across Georgia on 27 October during a professional development workshop in Georgia’s capital city, Tbilisi.
The Guild of Agricultural Journalists of Ireland hosted their eighth biennial Michael Dillon Memorial event, when an expert panel debated the truth behind the news in the Marker Hotel, Dublin,kindly supported by Kerry Group.
22 journalists from 12 community radio stations in the West African country the Gambia have graduated from a 18 months long training course in agri-reporting, organized by Network of Agricultural Communicators – the Gambia (NAC) together with Danish Food and Agricultural Journalists.