African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative


In 2014, the IWMF created the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative (AGLRI), building on the success of earlier IWMF reporting trips to the Western Sahara and to the Eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The IWMF designed this program to support journalists interested in pursuing stories that go beyond the well-established narratives of political instability, armed conflicts, and humanitarian crises in the region. From 2015 to 2018, the IWMF has led groups of international female journalists to the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

The AGLRI also provides trainings and offers support for in-country journalists in the program countries. These efforts include essential security training…

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