As part of efforts to mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in development reporting in Ghana, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ghana, is offering funding opportunity to Ghanaian journalists to support quality and thorough reporting that focus on the SDGs.
This initiative forms part of activities under MFWA’s project ‘Mainstreaming the SDGs in Development Reporting.’ The project seeks to advance public knowledge on the SDGs to ensure inclusive and participatory delivery of the Goals in Ghana.
The funding opportunity is opened to journalists from print, electronic and online media. Applicants must be journalists currently working with and for a recognised Ghanaian media organisation. Stories to be supported under this call must be produced and published/broadcast between September 1 and October 9, 2017.
Also under the project will be an Awards ceremony to reward four (4) best SDGs stories in Ghana whether such stories were financially supported by the MFWA or not.
An entry for the SDGs Reporting Awards must have been published or broadcast between January 1, and October 9, 2017. Deadline for submission of entries is October 10, 2017.
The entry should be an original work published through a media outlet in Ghana and must show date of publication/broadcast and the medium in which the work was published.
On how to apply for funding for the story production, click here.
On how to submit entries for the SDGs Reporting Awards, click here.