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 country where machismo attitudes are still a major force in society. His article was published through thejournal.ie in April 2017. Read it here.
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 unaccompanied children sought asylum in Europe in 2015. Europol estimated that at least 10,000 of these child refugees have gone missing since arriving in Europe with many feared to have […]
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 connect with buyers, access credit and financial transactions, and transport produce to consumption centres. His first piece is available to Irish Farmers Journal subscribers here. His second piece is available […]
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 The Irish Times in June 2017. Read his first piece here and his second piece here.
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 articles published in the Irish Farmers Journal in May and June 2017. Irish Farmers Journal subscribers can read her first piece here and her second piece here. Her podcast is […]
Summer 2016 Fund recipient Ruairi Casey travelled to north west Kenya to report on what on life is like for young refugees living in the Kakuma refugee camp. Ruairi spoke with young people of various ages who have spent most of their lives in the camp that was established as a temporary sanctuary more than […]