Workshops on covering poverty in Tanzania, Botswana and Malawi Print

Date: Tanzania - November 24 to 25; Botswana - January 19 and 20; Malawi - January 26 and 27, 2010

Region: Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana

A two-day training course on covering hunger and poverty is available to journalists in three African countries, and will be held in Tanzania from November 24 to 25, in Botswana on January 19 and 20 and Malawi on January 26 and 27, 2010.

The programme covering poverty, food security and social protection, will provide participants with sourcing information on poverty, as well as foster discussions on media coverage of poverty as well as poverty story ideas. Participants will compete to win a prize for the best story published or broadcast on the topic within a month of the workshop. The registration fee is US$82. Sponsorship is available for the first 10 registrants. The initiative is sponsored by Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme.

For further information, please e-mail Obakeng Gooke, at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it