Call for Photographers to go on Assignment with Climate Trackers

Call for Photographers to go on Assignment with Climate Trackers

Deadline: September 27, 2019

Photographers are invited to apply for a chance to go on an assignment with Climate Trackers. For this assignment, 20 photographers will be asked to visually illustrate the environmental projects supported by the GCCA+ in 10 different countries. Themes will span from energy (solar and other renewable energy), nature-based solutions, climate displacement, coastal resilience, climate finance, gender, waste management, mangroves restoration, and more.

Projects will take place for a 1-2 week period over the course of October 2019 to April 2020, and they are looking for photographers from the following countries to document the local environmental projects:

  • Africa: Ghana, Togo, Djibouti, Chad, Mozambique, Sudan, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda, Nigeria
  • The Caribbeans: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oceania: Papaua New Guinea, Marshall Islands
  • Asia: Laos, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Bhutan

The assignment entails capturing at least 40 high quality images with relevant captions and meta-data of the assigned GCCA+ project and writing an accompanying article (400 words) to contextualize the photos.


Climate Tracker will

  • Provide a stipend of €350
  • Cover local travel costs (budget will be discussed with and approved by Climate Tracker prior to the assignment)
  • Work with a regional coordinator to help organize your local travels


  • Photographers aged 18-30 are encouraged to apply. However, you may still submit an application even if you are above the age limit if you believe that you would be a strong fit for this assignment.


To apply, you have to:

  • Write a brief introduction to yourself, your work, and your experience with environmental photography/NGOs
  • Include a link to your portfolio or a sample of your work (optional: include links to your social media platforms and past published works)
  • Indicate your estimated availability and location for the next year
  • List the photography equipment and relevant software that you have

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Climate Trackers.