Reflecting on Achievement
The program’s reach and influence have been profound. Through meticulous training and guidance, journalists were equipped with the necessary tools and expertise to delve into complex environmental challenges. Their efforts culminated in a diverse array of published reports that shed light on the often-overlooked facets of environmental issues across Africa.
The accolades earned by journalists from this training affirm the quality and impact of their reports. Their dedication to in-depth reporting on environmental matters, including the gendered aspects often sidelined in mainstream coverage, has garnered well-deserved recognition.
Championing Environmental Journalism
As we celebrate these achievements, we reaffirm our commitment to championing environmental journalism that drives meaningful change. The AWiM/UNEP African Environment Journalism Programme continues to inspire and empower journalists to amplify vital environmental narratives, urging action and awareness for a sustainable future.
The success of this program is a testament to the power of impactful journalism in addressing pressing global challenges. As we move forward, we remain dedicated to fostering a community of journalists committed to raising awareness, sparking conversations, and advocating for positive environmental change across Africa and beyond.
- 2023 Best Online Blog-Climate Change Reporting Award Environmental and Climate Change Media Awards (ECCMA)
- 2022 Best Online Media Reporting Climate Change Policy Award– Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) Media Awards.
- 2022 Best Energy Reporting Second Prize Award – Energy Regulation Board (ERB) Media Awards.
- 2023 Best Online Agroecology Reporting Award Agroecology, Social Accountability and Climate Change (ASACCA) Media Awards.
- Best Online Reporting on National Resources and Land Management– Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia Chapter