ACAJ-Crawford Award closes May 31.
Entries must be in by Friday, May 31st for a great new overseas travel award offered through the Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists.
The ACAJ has teamed with the Crawford Fund to recognise an outstanding example of journalism focused on an aspect global food security.
The Award was launched by Crawford Fund Chairman John Kerin and ACAJ President Tim Powell in February.
It aims to encourage journalists to investigate the important roles that agricultural research, training and rural development play in food security.
“The Crawford Fund has worked for over two decades to raise awareness of issues related to food security, and in particular the role that international agricultural research has to play in responding to poverty and hunger,” Mr Kerin said.
Entries are open for print, broadcast and internet-based reports published in the 12 months prior to the closing date, May 31st.
Tim Powell urged members of rural press clubs around Australia to considering entering the award.
“It offers the winner a terrific learning experience through a developing country visit with the Crawford Fund,” he said.
The inaugural winner will be announced by the end of July. Detailed entry conditions
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