An international conference to debate the theme “Young People, Farming and Food: The Future of the Agrifood Sector in Africa,” will take place on March 19-21, 2012 in Accra, Ghana.
As part of the conference, organizers are holding a competition to find the best media reporting in Africa on young people and agriculture. The competition is aimed at young African journalists and media specialists between the ages of 18 - 40. Entries should investigate the challenges and opportunities associated with young people’s engagement in agriculture, or highlight successes or best practices.
Entries should be original pieces that are based in the country or region in which the journalist operates. Applicants must submit their entry in English only by email. Entries should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
and copied to: email@example.com.
For more information, go to http://www.future-agricultures.org/media-competition
Labels: 2012 International Essay Contest, Essay Contest, Essay Contest for Africans, Farming and Food, Journalism competition, Young People