IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
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.

Zadie Neufville

Zadie Neufville won the prize for the New Media category for her story “Food security hinges on shaking agricultural fortunes”. Desmond L. Brown won the Print Category  for his story ‘Anguilla battles a shrinking coastline‘. Congratulations to both.

Read more stories by Zadie Neufville of Jamaica.

Read more stories by Desmond L. Brown who writes from across the Caribbean.

Desmond L. Brown

Meanwhile, in Mexico, IPS writer Emilio Godoy won the Green Economy Award granted by the Global Institute of Sustainability, Siemens and UNEP for a story he wrote for the magazine Expansion titled “Goodbye Kyoto”. The award aims to boost journalistic excellence and support information dissemination about the green economy.

Emilio Godoy

Emilio Godoy’s IPS stories are gathered here

Earlier this week we announced that IPS Africa won the Africa Media Prize awarded in Milan by EXPO 2015 and you can see the photos and full story here

Alecia McKenzie

Last but not least a belated congratulations to IPS journalist Alecia McKenzie who won The Commonwealth Book Prize for the Caribbean region for her book ‘Sweetheart’, announced earlier this year.

Read Alecia McKenzie’s stories for IPS here

The Africa Media Prize ­ EXPO MILAN 2015.









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