Applications Open for Training on Reporting Climate Migration in Africa

Ms Amaka Obioji,
Co-founder and Managing Editor

The Diaspora Africa Migration Media Hub, in collaboration with International Organization for Migration (IOM) Nigeria are inviting young journalists based in Nigeria with interest in climate migration to apply for a two-day training on reporting climate migration in Africa.

The training seeks to empower participants with the skills required for developing climate migration stories that are simple, powerful, and accurate, as well as resonate with their audiences.

The training targets journalists from across Africa within the age of 18 – 35 who have an interest in climate storytelling, migration and journalism; possess considerable experience in media reporting in Nigeria or Africa; willing to be part of a network of climate migration storytellers in Nigeria, available for at least 90% of the training period; and will produce a feature article online or in print.

Through this course, participants will:
• Have an enhance awareness, understanding and science-based insights on migration and climate change in Nigeria and Africa.
• Create a network of climate change and migration media representation across sectors and niche.
• Learn how to develop stories that are simple, powerful, and accurate, and which resonate with the lives of their audiences.
• Leverage contemporary social innovation practices and tools such as solution journalism and AI to tell Nigeria’s climate migration stories.

The training will be held in Lagos, Nigeria on July 9 and 10, 2024.

For more information, please visit and to apply, go to