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2013

These pages contain a selection of projects produced by applicants for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.

Deirdre O’Shaughnessy received the Summer 2012 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Award.
Deirdre O’Shaughnessy looks at how introduction of gender quotas in post-conflict Rwanda has Read more

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. Read more

Lorraine Courtney was a recipient of the Winter 2012 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Click here for the article Beirut Bides in Read more

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 Read more

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is launching a call for applications for the upcoming 9th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium which will be held in New Delhi, India, from 9th – 11th Read more

The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is pleased to announce that communication research consultant and DCU lecturer Kevin Rafter has been awarded the contract to carry Read more

Sam McManus and Marcelo Biglia received funding under the Summer 2011 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to travel to Malawi where they explored Read more

1.0          Background
The Simon Cumbers Media Fund was established in 2005 by Irish Aid, the Government’s overseas development aid programme.  The fund honours the memory of Read more

PRESS RELEASE

Monday, 20th May 2013

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., together with Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Read more

BLOG 3 – COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM PROJECTS IN GHANA
FROM CAPE COAST TO BUTTERFLY AND MONKEY SANCTUARIES
I am in Ghana seeking interesting Community Tourism Projects that I Read more