The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Investigating climate change and environmental crimes training

Following a call for pitches, 10 journalists will be taken through an in-depth course with modules such as introduction to environment crime and environmental law, Introduction to climate change, investigative journalism and the environment and the cause-effect relationship: Does climate change lead to environmental crime or vice versa?

The best 5 story pitches will be selected to receive story grant. Each group (5 teams of 2 journalists per team) will be assigned a mentor relevant to their pitches to offer guidance on their investigative work. Supportive tools will also be provided to journalists during their investigative work.

Daniel Lutaaya

Daniel is an Investigative journalist with years’ experience in TV and radio news. Founder and CEO of Uganda’s first 24 hour online multimedia news service, News 24/7, he has produced various investigations that have touched the nation, invoked debate, and stimulated change in policy.

Raymond Mujuni

Raymond is an investigative journalist in East Africa currently working with Nation Media Group as the head of the Current Affairs Programming and show Host for the Fourth Estate program. He is also Deputy Director at the African Institute For Investigative Journalism (AIIJ).

Saul Daniel Ddumba

Saul is a seasoned Climate Change and Environmental Science Specialist with over 16 years’ international experience in research, training and examining policy issues linking climate change to a number of themes.

Solomon Serwanjja

Solomon is a Ugandan investigative journalist and the Executive Director of the African Institute For Investigative Journalism (AIIJ). The 2019 BBC Komla Dumor award winner, Solomon has executed collaborative projects with BBC to produce a ground breaking documentary on drug theft in public health facilities which generated debates and policy action.

Stuart Tibaweswa

Stuart is a Kampala-based Ugandan documentary photographer. His work often focuses on marginalized communities, their relationship to wider society and seeks to contribute towards correcting misrepresented narratives.

Tabu Butagira

Presently the Managing Editor of Nation Media Group-Uganda (NMG-U), Tabu is an alumnus of both Chevening Scholarship and Fulbright (Hubert H. Humphrey) fellowship. Uganda’s pioneer David Astor Journalism Award winner on which he had work placement at The Times of London, Tabu has near two-decade journalism experience, most of it as a Reporter covering politics, security, diplomacy and investigations.


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