Land & extractives course for radio presenters
August 21 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
With support from the Ford Foundation, the African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is conducting a specialised media capacity building programme called the Uganda Knowledge-Based Journalism Programme. It is a two-year engagement aimed at equipping journalists with specific subject knowledge to enable them to contextualise, question, investigate and report with depth pertinent social, economic and political issues of the day.
To this end, a training programme on covering land, extractives and natural resources had been designed for 15 suitably qualified radio talk show hosts and presenters based in Uganda’s Albertine region. By Albertine region we mean the districts of Amuru, Arua, Buliisa, Bundibugyo, Hoima, Kabarole, Kanungu, Kasese, Kibaale, Kiryandongo, Masindi, Nebbi, Ntoroko and Nwoya.
The four-day programme is designed for talk show hosts and presenters with a demonstrated interest in covering land, oil, gas, and mining, who have not previously participated in ACME’s training programmes. Its purpose is to promote accurate, knowledgeable, enterprising and investigative programming that enhances transparency and accountability in Uganda’s emerging extractive industry.