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A workshop for prospective applicants to the winter 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund will take place at 11am on Friday, 20th September 2013, at the Irish Aid Centre, 27-31 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1. During the workshop, representatives from Irish Aid will be on hand to provide details of the winter 2013 […]
It’s official, autumn has arrived, meaning the deadline for applications to the winter 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now less than six weeks away on Friday, 11th October. As with recent rounds, the theme of Climate Change / Sustainability has been singled out as one that the judging panel will look […]
The second village we visited was IBC Masasa where Mathias Kajiru had been working as a butterfly farmer since the Amani Project began in 2003. We trekked around eight kilometres through forest and tea plantations to get there, which gave us some indication of how secluded some of these villages are and the challenges facing […]
16 journalists have signed contracts with the Simon Cumbers Media Fund this summer, having been awarded funding under the summer 2013 round of the Fund. Of those 16 successful applicants, 10 were awarded funding for projects for publication in the print media; three were funded for broadcast projects; while three of the recipients received funding […]
As the Amani Butterfly Project approaches its tenth year anniversary this October, we travelled to the Amani Nature Reserve in the East Usambara Mountains of Tanzania to discover how butterfly farming is educating local communities on the importance of protecting the environment whilst giving women a stronger voice in their villages. We arrived in Tanzania’s […]