CAPPA Journalism Fellowship for Investigative Reporting on Trans-Fat 2022

CAPPA Journalism Fellowship for Investigative Reporting on Trans-Fat 2022

Deadline: January 31, 2022

Applications for the CAPPA Journalism Fellowship for Investigative Reporting on Trans-Fat 2022 are now open. The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), through the fellowship aims to build the capacity of the Nigerian media to report on trans-fat use, health risk and its regulation from an informed perspective in line with the World Health Organisation’s recommended standards for countries to follow.

The fellowship is supported by the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) and is also geared towards improving the public’s awareness of trans-fat and global best practices.

For the purpose of this fellowship, CAPPA is inviting Nigeria-based journalists working with national media organisations to send in story ideas focusing on:

  • Trans-fat content in food
  • Trans-fat and well being
  • Industry players, food labeling and regulation
  • Distinguishing trans-fat enhancing cardiovascular diseases and the implications of treating them in Nigeria.

Benefits

  • Successful applicants will be eligible for a reporting grant of between US$500-US$800 each, to implement their story ideas within a four-week period.

Eligibility

  • Open to Nigeria-based journalists;
  • Applicants should be working with national media organisations.

Application

Registration should be made by filling the entry form. The submission closes by Friday January 31, 2022 by 5pm Nigeria Local Time.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit CAPPA Journalism Fellowship.

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