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

Summer 2017 funding recipient Margaret Ward travelled to Nicaragua to report on the green energy revolution taking place in the second poorest country in the Read more

by Didem Tali
 
During my field trips in the outskirts of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, my driver keeps playing two particular songs.

When Read more

 
Do I have to travel to an Irish Aid priority country?
Not for the main scheme. The Fund is designed to facilitate coverage of development Read more

 
Irish Aid’s Annual Report 2016 gives an overview of the work the Irish government is supporting in over 80 Read more

 
Some of our previous funding recipients share their advice on developing your application and on reporting from the developing world.
 

Look for an angle rarely covered Read more

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