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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Award winners have been named in this year’s IFAJ Star Prize for photo excellence, sponsored by DeLaval. This year’s competition drew 99 entries from across the IFAJ membership. The overall winner is Alex de Haan of The Netherlands, who won this distinction, as well as the competition’s production category, for his photo ”Man with sheep.” These are this year’s winners:     People  Winner: Locust plague (Mark Griffin, Australia) Distinguished recognition: Drainage... mehr »

Winners have been named in the IFAJ Star Prize for broadcast excellence. This year, celebrating 25 years with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Pip Courtney took the top prize in the television category and was named overall winner with her feature story ”Pipe Dreams”. An in-depth look at the controversial issue in her country of coal seam gas fields being developed on prime farmland, it was broadcast on ABC Landline. Erik Poulsen from Denmark’s LandTV earned a commendation from... mehr »

By Gordon Collie. Australia has been rocked by the deaths of three highly respected members of our national broadcaster in an outback helicopter crash in August. The tragic accident on the shores of Lake Eyre claimed the lives of an Australian Broadcasting Corporation crew – the pilot John Ticehurst, reporter Paul Lockyer and cameraman John Bean. The loss has been especially poignant for the rural media community as John was married to award winning ABC Landline journalist Pip... mehr »

DuPont, through its Pioneer Hi-Bred business, sponsors Masters Class during the 2011 IFAJ Congress in Canada. The Netherlands, Sept. 1, 2011 – The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) and DuPont, through its Pioneer Hi-Bred business, are collaborating to provide training and networking opportunities for agricultural journalists from developing countries. More than a dozen agricultural journalists will participate in the 2nd Annual IFAJ Master Class held in Guelph, Canada,... mehr »

By Communications chairman Stephen Cadogan. Members of the  IFAJ executive committee were priviliged to be among 5,000 media representatives from 73 countries at the Green Week 2011 in Berlin, as guests of the organisers, Messe Berlin. With  all the figures in for the event, it has been announced that the attendance exceeded  415,000,  and consumers spent 45 million euros at Green Week. With 1,632 exhibitors from 57 countries (2010: 1,589/56 countries), it is the world’s... mehr »

By Communications chairman Stephen Cadogan. In  Canada,  many IFAJ  delegates will find emigrant farmers from their home countries. The crops they look at may also have come from their home territories. Red Fife wheat, for example, has travelled around the world on its trip to Canada. It was the subject of an interesting  recent article by Arnold Grant, Director, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, in The Farm Journalist, the newsletter of the Canadian Farm Writers'... mehr »

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Who will win  the 2011 IFAJ Photo Competition, sponsored by Delaval? Click on www.ifaj.org/contests-and-awards/photo-contest/2011-results.html for a preview of  pictures entered in the competition. All photos will be judged on creativity, quality, impact, and  enhancement   of the associated story or technical copy. At the Congress in Canada, winners will be announced in each of the three categories - People,  Production, and  Nature/landscape. Each... mehr »

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