The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with several national regional and international partners is organizing an international conference on extension and advisory services: “Innovations in Extension and Advisory Services: Linking Knowledge to Policy and Action for Food and Livelihoods:” The conference will take place, 15-18 November 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya.
This competition aims to encourage journalists and media specialists to investigate the challenges and opportunities in providing extension and advisory services to farmers, showcase success stories and best practices that can be replicated and raise awareness on the important role of agriculture and rural development.
The competition is open to all media and communication professionals (either print or electronic), from established media houses, private and public sector organizations (e.g government ministries) and non-governmental organizations including farmers’ organizations who are nationals of the African, Caribbean and the Pacific Group of States. Entries should be original pieces. The piece is restricted to the country in which the journalist/media specialist operates. Applicants can submit their entry in French or English in either print or electronic format.
Entries should be submitted in English, French or Spanish to email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Your journalistic piece must reach the organizers by 15 August, 2011 to be considered for inclusion in the Conference.