Future Agricultures 2013 African Media Competition.

The Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) and Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) are inviting journalists and media specialists to enter a competition for reporting on the politics and processes that influence agricultural investment in Africa.

Two winners will be fully supported (flights, visa and accommodation) to attend the international conference on “Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa,”, which takes place in Pretoria, South Africa, March 18 – 20.

The best print and best audio journalistic piece will be selected using established criteria. The top two finalists will be announced on March 1 by e-mail or phone. Winners will each be presented with a certificate of recognition during the conference. In addition, the finalists will be invited to attend the launch of FAC Africa.

Besides the winning entries, the top 10 selected pieces will be published and promoted regionally, internationally and on the FAC website.

Applicants must submit their entries in English by e-mail to b.oumaATfuture-agricultures.org. Submissions must reach the organizers no later than February 8.

The entry deadline is 8 February 2013 and the winners will be supported to attend our major conference on the Political economy of agricultural policy in Africa, which takes place in South Africa in March 2013.

Applicants must submit their entry in English only by email to b.ouma@future-agricultures.org. Your journalistic piece must reach the organisers by no later than 8 February 2013 to be considered for inclusion in the competition.

Winning entries

The best print and best audio journalistic piece will be selected using established criteria. The top two finalists will be announced on 1 March 2013 by email or phone. These two finalists will be fully supported (flights, visa and accommodation) to attend the international conference on “Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa” in South Africa, hosted by Future Agricultures and the Institute of Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS). Winners will each be presented with a certificate of recognition during the conference. In addition, the finalists will be invited to attend the launch of FAC Africa.

Besides the winning entries, the top 10 selected pieces will be published and promoted regionally, internationally and on the FAC website.


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