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These pages contain a selection of projects produced by applicants for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.

Winter 2015 recipient Susan Cahill, a producer and presenter with Newstalk, travelled to Rwanda to see if low carbon solutions and national resource management are the Read more

Protecting children’s rights in Vietnam; the Colombian peace process; and life inside Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp are just some of the topics that will be Read more

by Kathy O’Hare
The fishermen in Msasani Beach, Dar es Salaam are visible. They are visible because they use dhows, traditional boats usually Read more

The Simon Cumbers Media Fund will hold information workshops for students interested in applying to the 2017 Student Scheme in Cork and Dublin.
The Cork workshop Read more

by Jane Fallon Griffin
The dimly lit roadside stretching from the Ugandan airport in Entebbe to its capital, Kampala is alive with people. Read more

Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh TD has launched the Simon Cumbers Media Fund 2017 Student Scheme. Through its Student Scheme, Read more

Free legal aid for victims of violence in Ethiopia, more fuel-efficient cooking in Malawi and contributing towards reducing maternal mortality in Mozambique were just some Read more

Business journalist Joseph O’Connor has been funded by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to travel to report on development issues on three occasions. Here, he Read more

by Paul Fallon
Before departing from Dublin airport on my way to Dhaka I stumbled across the Economist’s intelligence unit rating Read more

 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2016 Read more

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