|Participants and Facilitators: Pix by M.E. Njie|
Twenty-five Gambian journalists recently concluded a training course on “Climate Change Facts, Communication and Strategies for Adaptation”.
The training was intended to serve as an appropriate platform for local journalists discuss, learn and share good practices about climate change, its effects, adaptations methods and their roles in climate change education, communication and public access to information.
The training, conducted (January 23-25, 2012) by a local agency, Global Unification The Gambia (GU) in cooperation with the Gambia Press Union(GPU), and funded by Action aid-The Gambia (AATG), was held at Tendaba, a small settlement in the Kiang District, Lower River Region, situated approximately 170 kilometers east of the capital, Banjul.