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Congratulations!!!! Winners for the best reports on Adaptation to Climate Change

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Open to all journalists from the Asia-Pacific region

If you have been telling the exciting story of adaptation to climate change, here is your chance to win an award, and rub shoulders with the movers and shakers in this field.

The Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia (AKP), the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ThirdPole Project are organizing a competition for the best media reports on Adaptation to Climate Change.The shortlisted entries will be showcased on two websites, and the winners will be invited to cover the 2nd Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum , which will be held in Bangkok on 12 -13 March 2012. 

The reports can be in any medium, be it print, web, video or audio. They can be in any language, but non-English entries should be accompanied by a written summary in English.The competition is open to all journalists in  the Asia-Pacific region. The entries should have been published or broadcast between 1st  September 2010 and 31st August 2011.

Congratulations!!!! Winners of the best reports on Adaptation to Climate Change.

Please click here to read the Five Top Stories

 Winners  Judges
  1. Syed Zain Al-Mahmood, At Water’s Edge, Dhaka Courier

  2. Manipadma Jena, INDIA: 'Seed-Mothers' Confront Climate Insecurity, Thomson Reuters Foundation,  Climate AlertNet & Inter Press Service

  3. Hoem Seiha, Green Farming: New Mindset for Tackling Climate Change Boosts Farmers’ Livelihoods, Economics Today Magazine, Cambodia

  4. Tashi Dorji, Three deaths challenge Bhutan’s commitment to climate change, Business Bhutan

  5. Dewi Safitri, Lost in Translation: Islam for conservation and adaptation, the story of villagers in Gaguak Malalo, West Sumatra, BBC Indonesia




1. Mike  Shanahan, Press officer at the International Institute for Environment and Development and co-founder of the Climate Change Media Partnership.

2. James Fahn, Environmental Journalist, Co-founder of the Climate Change Media Partnership

3. Joydeep Gupta, Director, Third Pole Project - Internews Earth Journalism Network & China Dialogue Secretary, Forum of Environmental Journalists in India 

4. Mozaharul Alam, Regional Climate Change Coordinator, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Thailand

5. Nantiya Tangwisutijit, Communications Specialist, Stockholm Environment Institute, Asia Centre 

6. Louis Label, Director, Unit for Social and Environmental Research, Chiang Mai University Thailand

7. Wasant, Environmental Journalist                                                     


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