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2017

Summer 2016 Fund recipient Michael Shiels McNamee travelled to Nicaragua to report on the emergence of women in the workplace and in public life in a Read more

 
Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2017 Read more

The success and struggles of independent press in Mozambique, the green energy revolution taking place in Nicaragua, and how a specialist centre for those with Read more

Winter 2016 recipient Jennifer Hough travelled to Greece to report on how young refugees are being received on the frontlines of host nations. Almost 90,000 Read more

Winter 2016 recipient Thomas Hubert was funded to travel to Uganda and Kenya to examine how infrastructure and digital technologies can help local farmers to Read more


Simon Kimani Kijochi (centre) sells his avocados to Fair Trade Enterprises, the company managed by James Weru (left). All payments are made by mobile Read more


Local fruit and dairy products at Nairobi’s Carrefour supermarket.
My reporting trip for the Irish Farmers Journal to find out how East African farmers are Read more

Winter 2016 applicant Clifford Coonan travelled to Vietnam to report on women’s unpaid work and its effects on gender inequality. Clifford’s work was published in Read more

Winter 2016 recipient Aisling Hussey travelled to Vietnam to report on the impact trade is having on the country and its people. She had two Read more

By Michael Shiels McNamee

Helping to sort the harvest
Sitting on the dirt road outside of a rural primary school, the 4 x 4 truck Read more