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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
November 16th, 2012

As part of an ongoing partnership with IFAD to raise the voices and concerns of smallholder farmers in West and Central Africa, IPS Africa is reporting this week from the IFAD regional forum in Banjul. A bi-lingual English / French TerraViva publication will be shared with all the delegates, telling the stories of young farmers from across the region. Features on new cassava varieties, continuing food security concerns, coffee production, solar power and irrigation schemes, and urban farming are contributed from Yaounde, Dakar, Kampala, Ouagadougou and Abidjan.

Read more features and listen to podcasts at our sites Africa’s Young Farmers Seeding the Future and Jeunes Agriculteurs d’Afrique Ensemencer l’Avenir

The latest stories are also available to read on your mobile phone using the www.ipsnews.net address.

 

More about: Africa, Agriculture, aid effectiveness, climate change, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
October 18th, 2012

 

 

 

IPS journalists have had a winning week in the Caribbean, in Africa and in Latin America.

Two of our journalists have won climate change reporting prizes awarded by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). The awards ceremony was yesterday, 17th October, in Antigua. Read more »

More about: Africa, climate change, Global, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content
October 15th, 2012

(L-r) Sara Ranzini and Giuseppe Sala (EXPO 2015), Kudzai Makombe (IPS Africa), Adérito Caledeira, (@verdade), Paolo Migliavacca (VITA) and Roberto Arditti (EXPO 2015). Credit: EXPO 2015.

IPS Africa was awarded The Africa Media Prize ­ EXPO MILAN 2015 at the recently concluded Expo Milano 2015 International Participants’ Meeting that took place from October 10 – 12.

The award, presented during the Communication session of the International Participants’ Meeting, recognizes IPS Africa for its capacity to voice the opinion of African communities regarding development issues. It was awarded jointly by EXPO and Afronline, an IPS partner. Read more »

More about: Africa, Civil society, Dissemination and networking, Providing news and content, Sustainable development

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