ICPAC and its partners want to encourage female journalists to cover the climate beat. We call on East African female reporters to submit work samples that reflect climate reporting in the IGAD region. Written articles, radio and video packages, and online blogs are accepted.
Candidates should be 18+ and meet the following criteria:
- Have successfully completed the MOOC on Climate Reporting (bit.ly/3tDOlLw).
- Be freelance or employed by a media house with a minimum of 2 years’ experience.
- Be a national of Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda.
- Submit work samples in any …
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ICPAC Becomes the 62nd Member of the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership
09 March 2022, Nairobi - Kenya: ICPAC, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre, has formally joined REAP (the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership), a global initiative that brings together key actors across the climate, …
ICPAC and BBC Media Action offer journalists a chance to boost climate action in East Africa
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) proposes a simple and solutions-oriented approach to complex climate issues. The course was designed for journalists and editors in Eastern Africa to engage in solutions journalism, by improving their …
March to May 2022 forecast shows higher chances of a strong rainy season, but stakeholders should still prepare for worst case scenarios
17 February 2022, Mombasa (Kenya) - After almost two years of persistent drought conditions, IGAD’S Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) today announced that heavy rains could fall over East Africa in the next three …
Preparing for disaster and preventing deaths with early warning systems
By Kristine Skarsvåg
East Africa is experiencing increasingly frequent weather extremes in several areas of the region. How can improved early warning systems help prepare for these kinds of extremes, and, most importantly, prevent deaths? …