InfoCongo Training Program
InfoCongo relies upon building, training, and expanding a network of journalists based in the region to use the mapping tools to enhance their story coverage and encourage the use of evidence within original environmental reporting in the region. To facilitate this aim, EJN has held a series of capacity building programs in the region.
Kinshasa - 2015
EJN specialists with support from development organizations working on similar topics in the Congo Basin such as the Central African Program on the Environment (CARPE) and The Observatoire Satellital des Forets d'Afrique Centrale (OSFAC) organized organize a half-day capacity-building workshop on “Data journalism: Emerging Practices to Tell Impactful Environmental Stories.” Twelve local reporters with expertise in environment reporting from major media organizations have been selected to participate in the training.