Fox fm’s agriculture journalist Richmond Frimpong has been selected for IFAJ-ALLTECH 2016 young leaders in agriculture journalism Awards worldwide.
Mr. Richmond Frimpong has been selected alongside 9 nine other journalists from USA, Belgium, Australia, Burkina Faso, Great Britain,Canada, Norway New Zealand and Austria.
Richmond was the only Ghanaian finalist and first to benefit from the IFAJ-ALLTECH Young leaders award in the section.
Richmond’s effort in mobilizing a set of journalists together to promote agriculture and rural development stories fetched him the Award.In all 10 agriculture journalists have been selected to receive the award in July 2016 at Germany, Berlin.The selection process consisted of points for a written submission, the judge’s impression of the candidates’ leadership potential, their proven leadership abilities and a narrative explaining their interest inthe young leaders program.
In a media release by the international federation of agriculture journalists IFAJ the award support the winner’s participation in an ifaj congress and an intensive boot camp-style workshop.This year’s boot camp takes place July 11-12, prior to the ifaj congress in Bonn, Germany.
This award has existed for 11 years now and almost 100 journalists have already received the chance to strengthen their skills and expand their global network through their excellent program