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Country:
TANZANIA
What do you do?
Editor
Organisation
THE GUARDIAN LTD
Fields of interest
agriculture, water, climate change, biodiversity, sustainable development, poverty reduction, biotechnology
Email address
deofuga@yahoo.com, mfugaledeodatus@hotmail.com
Website:
http://www.ippmedia.com
Languages
Kiswahili, English
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My name is Deodatus Mfugale. I come from Tanzania and I am employed by The Guardian Ltd as Features Editor of The Guardian newspaper. We are based in Dar es Salaam. I have been a journalist for ten years, I have spent eight years writing about the various aspects of environment. I am also the Chairman of the Journalists Environmental Association of Tanzania (JET) to which I have been a member since 1999.
My career highlights include winning the Guinness Award (Tanzania) for raising civic conciousness, winning twice consecutively, the essay writing competition organised by the World Water Media Network for which I was warded to cover the Third World Water Forum(Kyoto,Japan) 2003 and the Fourth World Water Forum (Mexico City) 2006. I was also invited to present a paper on The environment situation in Tanzania and challenges facing journalists in reporting it, at the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions(INTOSAI)- the Elevent Working Group on Environmental Auditing. The meeting was held in Arusha, Tanzania, in June 2007.
In my career I have also covered several other meetings including WSSD(Johannesburg 2002),Africa Food and Nutrition Outlook for 2020(Africa 2020, Kampala 2004) the African Ministerial Council on Water(Addis Ababa 2003).
I am also a member of THE Journalists Environmental Association of Tanzania (JET), World Water Media Network, Network of Environmental Journalists for Lake Victoria,Meadia for Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development (MEAD) and the African Network of Environmental Journalists (ANEJ).

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At 1:11 on May 2, 2008, Sven AERTS said…
I would value your opinion on : share.net/SvenAERTS/olp-csmall ... would you like to team up to organise a lecture series on how to create welfare thanks to the Kyoto Protocol for developing countries and NGO's ?
 
 
 

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