CIJD Capacity Building Workshop on Climate Change Reporting 2023

Deadline: 14th of October 2023.

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development with support from from the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy, Abuja, is pleased to invite Nigerian journalists to apply for a 3-day capacity building workshop on Climate Change Reporting.

Successful applicants will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to inclusively investigate and report on developing issues around climate change in Nigeria to improve public knowledge of climate change while also hold the government accountable for its actions and inactions.
Following the workshop, trained journalists will receive microgrants to support in-depth news gathering on the diverse mitigation and adaptation efforts undertaken by individuals and communities in the aftermath of flooding as well as other climate change-peculiar challenges.
  • Applicants must be based in Nigeria.
  • Applicants must write/report for a Nigerian based media platform with national or sub regional coverage.
  • Journalists who report for International media organizations with a presence in Nigeria may also apply.
  • Applicants must have relevant experience of investigative journalism.
  • Particular preference will be given to applicants with a track record of environment/climate change reporting
  • Female Journalists are encouraged to apply.


  • The workshop will last for three days.
  • Selection process will be gender neutral.
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants who are PWDs.
  • At the end of the training, beneficiaries will be supported with small grants for storytelling.
  • Beneficiaries will have access to mentorship during storytelling.

Click here to apply 

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