The International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit professional association for agricultural journalists in 50 countries. IFAJ members embrace freedom of the press.
“Agriculture needs specialized, experienced journalists and communicators who can describe and explain the whole, complex picture”
The Food & Agriculture team at Reuters Events is inviting IFAJ members to a free webinar on Thursday July 16 at 4:00 pm GMT which will explore the growing impact that technology and data are having across agriculture and food.
This Friday from 1-3pm GMT, a young farmers’ panel debate on what next for food and farming will be debated from the perspectives of seven young farmers from Argentina, Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden and the UK.
The results of the digital election produced two firsts for IFAJ: the election of the first woman president, and the election of the first Presidium member from South America.
The IFAJ Delegate Assembly welcomed two new members at the online meeting held on Thursday, 25 June 2020. Sierra Leone and Zambia now become the 54th and 55th member countries in IFAJ.
A celebration of the annual congress . . . online
Monday, 22 June 22 to Friday, 26 June 2020
The Courier: By IFAJ President Owen Roberts
Alltech went online this year with their annual ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference and drew a staggering 23,000 participants from 118 countries. Alltech president Dr. Mark Lyons believes a transformation is underway in the way information is delivered and received.
Yesterday was World Press Freedom Day and to mark the occasion, IFAJ President has a few thoughts to recognize the importance of agricultural journalism to be able to operate “without fear or favour.”
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