The International Reporting Project, IRP, is accepting applications for a two-week new media reporting trip to Brazil between April 5-19 that will focus on issues related to health, poverty, hunger, and development.
Other areas of focus include successes and challenges in maternal health, child mortality, HIV/AIDS, hunger and food security, technological innovation, economy and business, urban and rural health care, environmental sustainability and women’s empowerment, among others.
The trip will include visits to Brazil’s urban and rural areas to see how the country has addressed issues of poverty, health, hunger and other social factors such as human rights and equity issues, governance, and marginalized communities.
Application are welcome from media professionals, bloggers, influential social media practitioners, and freelance contributors but priority will be given to participants from the United States, United Kingdom, India, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. However, applicants from all nations are eligible.
Interested candidates must provide a detailed essay describing the types of stories they might pursue during the Brazil trip. Click here to apply.
The deadline for applications is Monday, February 3.