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Job title: Writer Workshop For Freelance Writers At Farm Radio International (8 Openings)


Job description: Farm Radio International is a Canadian association that has been working since 1979 to saddle the force of radio to address the issues of limited scope ranchers. We work with in excess of 1,000 radio associations situated in excess of 40 African nations to battle neediness and food weakness. With the advantage of FRI assets and preparing, our telecom accomplices convey useful, applicable, and convenient data to a huge number of ranchers, including ladies ranchers. We additionally work with a scope of accomplices to execute radio tasks that address explicit improvement difficulties and local area needs.

We welcome applications for:

Job Title: Writer Workshop for Freelance Writer

Location: Nigeria, Remote
Slot: 8


  • In joint effort with the Green Innovation Centers for the Agriculture and Food Sector program, the REGIS project works with radio broadcasts and different accomplices to explore, plan, convey and assess quality intuitive radio arrangement for ladies and men limited scope ranchers in four worth chains.
  • Farm Radio International is working intimately with eight (8) radio broadcast accomplices and key partner bunches in the GIZ target states to plan and convey 24-week intelligent radio projects per esteem chain per state – for example Maize (Kaduna and Kano), Rice (Benue, Nassarawa and parts of Cross River States), Cassava (Ogun and Oyo) and Irish potato (Plateau) from November 2020 to April 2022 (18 months).
  • The primary point of the proposed intuitive radio writing computer programs is expanded information and take-up of improved strategies and developments by smallholder people ranchers adding to improved efficiency in different worth chains

Organizational Context

  • We produce an assortment of radio assets, including meeting contents, backgrounders, and radio spots. We likewise produce an every other week news administration, called Barza Wire.
  • We depend on independent essayists to deliver these radio assets, thus we might want to direct a preparation workshop with Nigerian scholars to develop our pool of solid independent authors. Get familiar with our assets here:

About the Training
Dates: This workshop will occur throughout the span of seven days in June. It comprises of 5 modules, which will incorporate a combination of simultaneous and online activities.

Farm Radio International will have a composing workshop for columnists keen on expounding on horticulture and adding to Farm Radio’s distributions. Members will find out about reporting abilities just as the design of Farm Radio’s accounts, contents, and backgrounders. Modules will include:

  • Active voice, plain language, illustrative writing
  • Research abilities, including discovering interviewees
  • Interview abilities, including choosing the best quotes

Participants will get a composing task as a feature of the workshop and will be paid when it is distributed. Members will at that point be added to our pool of independent essayists, to be called upon whenever we have composing openings. These chances are restrictive on funding.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Degree in Journalism, Communication or a connected field or the same work insight in an important field
  • Experience composing stories, scripts, or potentially specialized documents
  • Excellent relational abilities, including composed and oral
  • High level of English, both spoken and composed with fluency
  • Understanding of, and experience with, sexual orientation fairness and consideration issues
  • Understanding of, and experience with, agriculture.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants ought to kindly send their CV and two composing tests to: If you have experience composing contents or expounding on horticultural themes, if it’s not too much trouble, make certain to remember those for your composing tests and in your email subject, incorporate the Job Title, e.g “Author Workshop for Freelance Writers”.

Note: Farm Radio is a governmental policy regarding minorities in society business. Ladies, minorities and individuals from value looking for networks are emphatically urged to apply.

Expected salary:

Location: Nigeria

Job date: Sun, 02 May 2021 00:05:44 GMT


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