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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By Aad Vernooij and Ton Schönwetter Pioneer IFAJ editor. Alfred van Dijk, one of the first editors of the IFAJ Newsletter, passed away this year at the age of 79 years. He also was chairman of the Dutch Association of Agriculture and Horticulture Journalism (NVLJ) from 1978 to 1992.  The yearly entry of The Netherlands for the IFAJ Star Prize for articles is named the “Alfred van Dijk Prize.” Some keys to his agricultural writing skills. Alfred van Dijk was an excellent journalist who... mehr »

By Chris McCullough, FarmWeek, Northern Ireland. I was delighted to be chosen as the sole UK and Ireland journalist among the 15 worldwide participants on the IFAJ/Agriterra Exposure 4 Development tour in Kenya. Although I have visited other African countries before I did not expect to be greeted with such passion about agriculture displayed by the Kenyans. mehr »

(16.November 2012)

By Lena Johansson The Indian guild is the newest IFAJ member. During the Congress delegate assembly members voted in favor of the guild joining the organization. India has a long tradition of freedom of press and democracy. The country is the world’s largest producer of milk, and the second largest producer of wheat and rice. India’s arable land area is a total of 159.7 hectares, which makes it the second largest country in the world, after the United States.  mehr »

By Mark Moore and Jim Evans.  Is anything new under the sun, in terms of composing good agricultural photographs – and avoiding bad ones?  That question came to mind recently when we discovered in the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center a 1972 item in Agri Marketing magazine. In it, agricultural photographer Dennis Eilers listed his candidates for the seven most deadly sins in composing photographs.So we decided to illustrate those danger signs and emphasize some basic... mehr »

By Mark Moore Welcome to the second feature in a series about the risks and safe-shooting sides of agricultural photography. The series highlights behind-the-image stories and tips from eight agricultural photographers who are members of the American Agricultural Editors’ Association (AAEA). In this feature you will find some of my experiences and guidelines, along those with those of four other experienced U.S agricultural journalists: Jim Patrico, Harlen Persinger, John Otte and Wayne... mehr »

(27.August 2012)

The Assembly of delegates at the IFAJ congress in Sweden on 16th August 2012 received a report from Tadashi Murata about the distribution of donations of money that were forwarded by members of IFAJ following the tsunami disaster in Japan in 2011. The region around Sendai was one of the areas most seriously affected by the disaster. A total of 14,624 euro was transferred through IFAJ to the Japan Agricultural Journalists' Association (JAJA).  mehr »

By Karlie Elliott Bowman The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists installed a new presidium at the 56th Congress in Sweden. The new officers, elected every two years, will serve the organization through 2014. The members of the new presidium are: mehr »

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