IFAJ 2017 World Congress South Africa

Taking place between the 2nd and 8th of April 2017 in Gauteng- and the Western Cape. 
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IFAJ 2018 - The Netherlands

Theme: Dutch Roots

Main congress: 12- 15 July 2018

The main congress will start in the region Food Valley and further visits are planned to a diversity of hotspot in the Netherlands.

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Serbia is going through one of the worst floods ever recorded. The situation is unimaginable. Thousands of people are being evacuated, many are still waiting to be rescued. Police and army patrolling in helicopters are trying to prevent further damage in the town of Obrenovac, south of Belgrade, after the Kolubara river burst its banks and flooded 90 percent of the town.  mehr »

Ten participants have been selected for this year's IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism award. The successful applicants are: mehr »

Improved agricultural journalism can help fight poverty and food insecurity in The Gambia. That is one of the statements confirmed in a four-day research trip throughout The Gambia combined with at three-day seminar for agricultural communicators earlier this month. And it clearly shows, that working together is productive. The research trip and seminar was conducted by the Network of Agricultural Communicators (NAC) and the Danish Food and Agricultural Journalists (DFAJ). mehr »

You'll see it either as a busman's holiday, or a fantastic opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Hannibal while immersing yourself in alpine and family farming. From July 3- 10 2014, the permanent secretariat of the Alpine Convention is organising a crossing of the Alps, created specifically for journalists focusing on family farming. By concentrating on the people in the Alps region, and their livelihoods, the project aims to raise awareness of the challenges and opportunities of the... mehr »

One of the first reactions of a few of our members, after reading about our historical agreement with the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), was: what does this mean for us? A very fair question. mehr »

From FAO media office: FAO and the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) are joining forces to promote wider global sharing of agricultural information and better highlight FAO’s activities in specialized agricultural media worldwide.  mehr »

The Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. or PAJ recently elected a new set of officers following its recent general assembly, held at the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Auditorium, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. mehr »

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