Launch of the Mekong Media Initiative

June 3, 2020

CFI launches a scheme to support online newsrooms in the Mekong region to publish content on environment, health and sustainable development.

Are you a newsroom based in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar of Vietnam?
Are you willing to cover stories about environment, sustainable development and the impact of climate changes on health?
Apply now to the Mekong Media Initiative. Deadline: July 15th, 2020

With the support of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and as part of its Mekong: Sustainable News project, CFI will help local newsrooms to cope with the current Covid19 situation and assist them financially.

Launched on the occasion of the World Environment Day, the Mekong Media Initiative will offer service contracts to interested newsrooms in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam to boost their reporting on environment, health and sustainable development, with a focus on scientific reporting. The contracts will support the production of multimedia stories with the aim of improving access to quality information and raising awareness among their respective audience.

3 simple steps to apply

Successful proposals will win contracts up to EUR 5,000.

Any question, please reach out to clz@cfi.fr.
The deadline to apply is July 15th, 2020.


The Mekong Media Initiative is part of the Mekong Sustainable News project, implemented by CFI in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam and supported by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs.