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Journalism fellowship grant for Investigative reporting on Tobacco control issues in Nigeria

18/09/2013 13:01

The Environmental Rights Action and the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (ERA/CISLAC) project is currently receiving applications for the inaugural Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) – funded Journalist Fellowship  on Investigative Reporting on Tobacco Control Issues in Nigeria.



The Fellowship grant is part of CTFK’s efforts to build the capacity of the Nigerian media to report on tobacco control from informed perspective in line with its fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll around the world. The Fellowship is also aimed at building and improving the public’s awareness on tobacco control and its related issues.


For the purpose of this Fellowship, ERA/CISLAC is inviting eligible practicing journalists working with national print, electronic or online media organisations to send in story ideas revolving around the following issues/themes:


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•    Tobacco Farming

•    Tobacco & Health

•    Marketing of tobacco to minors

•    Tobacco Smuggling

•    Tobacco industry’s Corporate Social Responsibility

•    Tobacco Prevalence

•    National Tobacco Control Bill legislative Process






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