Jenny Barker travelled to Haiti, and the island of Ile-a-Vache, to explore the various ways in which the local community is engaging in sustainable solutions to climate change. Here, she reflects on her trip. Haiti, which means ‘land of the mountains’, is a beautiful country. Looking out of the window throughout the scenic journey down […]
The closing date for applications to the winter round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund has been extended to Wednesday, 6th November 2019 at 5pm. Journalists and photographers who are interested in travelling to a developing country to report for an Irish media outlet on the realities of contemporary life there are invited to submit […]
The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking proposals from journalists and photographers who are interested in travelling to a developing country to report for an Irish media outlet on the realities of contemporary life there. For this round, the Fund is particularly interested in proposals that relate to the topic of climate action. However, […]
Sustainable and inclusive fisheries in Honduras, female athletes in Kenya, value-added trade in Uganda and plastic waste in Malaysia are among the topics that will be explored by successful applicants to the summer 2019 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Eleven media professionals drawn from various local and national media outlets will travel to […]
Fund recipient Bairbre Flood was supported to travel to Israel and Palestine to produce a documentary on how marginalised Palestinian and Israeli communities have more in common with one another than is usually portrayed in western media. The following is a blog post offering further insight into Bairbre’s project. Learn more about Bairbre’s project here. […]
Fund recipient Richard Chambers describes his reasons for applying to the Fund, and offers guidance for intending applicants ahead of the summer round deadline of Friday, 21st June 2019. Read more about Richard’s project here. Apply to the summer round here.