Several studies have shown that coverage of science and environmental issues in the Southeast Asian media is limited, with journalists working in Southeast Asia facing a number of challenges. A genuine obstacle to addressing these issues is the absence of training in how to report on science.
Watch how we brought together journalists and scientists to provide a hands-on understanding of key forestry and development issues to better equip those who report on science, environmental and policy issues. CIFOR and SciDev.Net held the residential workshop â€˜Reporting on Forests in Southeast Asiaâ€™, from 30 April to 6 May 2014.
For more information go to: www.forestsasia.org/journalists-training