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October 10th, 2013
(L to R) President of Guyana Ronald Ramotar and Desmond Brown.

(L to R) President of Guyana Ronald Ramotar and Desmond Brown.

Inter Press Service (IPS) congratulates Desmond Brown, IPS correspondent in the Caribbean, on the award received during the third Regional Excellence in Agricultural Journalism Competition, 2013, organized by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA).  Read more »

More about: Agriculture, Global, Providing news and content
June 13th, 2013

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An international team of IPS reporters and editors will be in Rome June 15-22 to cover the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO).

In addition to online coverage in print and video, IPS will produce a printed daily multi-lingual conference newspaper, “TerraViva FAO38.” Read more »

More about: Africa, Agriculture, Globalization and the South, Providing news and content, Sustainable development, United Nations
June 13th, 2013

gif_unfao38_animation2 June 15-22 marks the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). In addition to daily written TerraViva FAO38 coverage of the conference, the newly born IPSTV, is organising five televised Media Talks on issues related to media and food security.

The “Food and Media Talks” mark the beginning of IPSTV pilot phase that will lead to daily programs starting September 2013. Read more »

More about: Africa, Agriculture, climate change, Sustainable development, United Nations
May 3rd, 2013

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IPS in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF), with the support of IFAD, are pleased to inform journalists of its new ‘Rural Poverty Reporting’ training workshop, to be held from June 4 – 6, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The workshop aims to highlight covering climate change as a development story – by creating a venue both for discussing climate change as a development reality for rural communities, and for discussing it in a newsroom environment in order to tell better, more effective stories around it linked to everyday lives. Read more »

More about: Agriculture, Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, climate change, Globalization and the South
February 14th, 2013

IPS in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) worked with 21 journalists this week in Rome with a training event to coincide with IFAD’s General Council (GC) meeting. Journalists from all over the world joined the training, including participation from Nepal, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal and Burkina Faso. Read more »

More about: Agriculture, Capacity building, climate change, Global, Projects

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