Writing Competition for Sub-Saharan Africa

The Developing Countries Farm Radio Network (DCFRN) and the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) have launched the African Farmers’ Strategies for Coping with Climate Change, a scriptwriting competition for radio broadcasters.

Deadline: March 15.

The competition is open to all African radio organizations, including broadcasters, production organizations, NGOs with radio projects, and farmers’ associations with radio shows.

Submitted scripts may cover themes such as water and soil management, cropping strategies for drought-resistant plants, livestock management practices, fisheries and agroforestry, among others.

Scripts must be between 500 and 2,000 words and must include background notes and production notes, in addition to references to information sources used to prepare the reports.

Input from local people, especially farmers, must also be included.

Remember to send your scripts by email to Blythe McKay at bmckay[at]farmradio.org, Cc Sarah Bel at bel[at]cta.int

For further details, and application materials, contact: Writing Competition for Sub-Saharan Africa



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