LandCam Project Micro-Grants in Cameroon for Journalists

LandCam Project Micro-Grants in Cameroon for Journalists

LandCam Project Micro-Grants in Cameroon for Journalists

The LandCam project has launched a call for proposals for investigation or reporting projects that cover land governance and natural resource management in Cameroon.


The micro-grant for journalists aims to strengthen extensive journalistic research, reporting, and survey dissemination on land governance and natural resource management in Cameroon.

It will also help improve the understanding of the ongoing reform and the documentation of the research work being done.

Additionally, the micro-grant for journalists would like to:

Provide support to journalistic production to strengthen access to information on land issues Raise the media's interest in the land issue Promote journalistic excellence in the field of natural resource governance.

Grant Information

It comes in two phases:

The first phase concerns successful candidates based on their draft article or report. They will receive a micro-grant to carry out their project.

This subsidy is between 150 000 Fcfa and 200 000 Fcfa and can be used to cover the costs of travel, accommodation, nutrition and technical expenses, but cannot be used for the purchase of any equipment.


Competitive applicants will be grouped into the categories below:

  • Television
  • Radio
  • Written press
  • Cybernetic press

    The journalistic genre and the format of the article will be taken into account in the evaluation of applications.


    Particular attention will be given to proposals on one of the following themes:

  • Challenges and challenges related to vulnerable groups' access to land (women, youth, semi-nomadic and/or transhumant herders and indigenous peoples)
  • Impact major investment projects on the land rights of local communities.
  • Impact conservation projects on community land rights Community mechanisms for protecting and defending the interests of the communities
  • Any time they remain open to all proposals related to land issues and governance of natural resources.

    Eligibility Criteria

    The micro-grant for journalists is intended for journalists dealing with environmental issues with a clear interest for investigation in the area of natural resource governance, land issues, and data processing.

    Independent journalists or permanent employees or Small teams of journalists can apply. Candidates may submit more than one story or survey.

    Additional Requirements

  • The applicant must demonstrate that he has a clear understanding necessary to carry out the project he wants to submit.
  • Surveys or reports submitted for candidacy must first be published in a medium of the applicant's choice.
  • Surveys or reports will be accepted in English and French, in various formats, including text, video, audio.
  • Submit a detailed budget of the micro-grant requested.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should download the application form available on the given website.

    Apply by 5th November.

    For more information and application details, see; LandCam Project Micro-Grants in Cameroon for Journalists

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