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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On March 28, American Ag journalist Chuck Zimmerman interviewed IFAJ contact Masaru Yamada, senior staff writer with Japan Agricultural News in Tokyo, to learn about the most recent situation on Japanese agriculture. Chuck provides an article and a 12 minute interview with Masaru. IFAJ member journalists are free to use this information as they work to update their readers and listeners. To read and listen, go to this... mehr »

By Mike Wilson, IFAJ President.  We are all aware of the devastation that has taken place in Japan. IFAJ held its 2007 Congress in Sendai, where much of the earthquake and tsunami damage has taken place. Many of our members have built life-long relationships with our colleagues in Japan. Now we want to help. The President of Japan Agricultural Journalists Association (JAJA) has issued a statement that you can read here on our website. We have been in touch with Japan IFAJ executive... mehr »

By Hiroki Ose, President, Japan Agricultural Journalists Association.  Thank you very much for your expressions of support following damages caused by a massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11. As a president of the Japan Agricultural Journalists’ Association, JAJA, I sincerely appreciate every effort you are making and ask all of your members to support the people of Japan who are seriously suffering. More than 10,000 people are believed to have been killed or still missing. We are... mehr »

The stories we tell in the media can make life safer for families and workers involved in agriculture. At the same time, while not intentional, what we write, say and show as images can perpetuate and even increase unsafe agricultural practices. In this latest story produced through the affiliation between IFAJ and the Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, author Scott Heiberger (pictured here) discusses keeping a safe eye on what we write say and show in agriculture. mehr »

An application form has now been posted on the IFAJ web site for first of the IFAJ awards contests this year, the IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award. This award is designed to promote and develop leadership potential in IFAJ, and in agricultural journalism and communications. This award gives 1,000 Euros to a young journalist (35 years of age and under), to be used towards registration at the IFAJ congress in Canada September 14-18, 2011. Rules and application... mehr »

Dr Henning Otte Hansen of Denmark will be joined by Cathy Reade from Australia, and three US experts, in judging the new IFAJ-Yara Award for Reporting on Sustainable World Agriculture. mehr »

Registrations are now being accepted online at www.ifaj2011.com for the 2011 IFAJ congress in Canada. The event will be held in Guelph and Niagara Falls, Ontario September 14 – 18.  mehr »

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