The Intercontinental Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ), Alltech has named Pleasure News’ Joseph Opoku Gakpo as the winner of the Worldwide Award for Management in Agricultural Journalism.
The International Federation awarded the reporter for his functions in environmental, agricultural and rural improvement.
IFAJ also appreciated the numerous manufacturing of audio-visuals, content and media broadcast by the journalist geared in direction of societal progress significantly agriculture.
The IFAJ-Alltech International Award for Leadership in Agricultural Journalism aligns with Alltech’s eyesight for a World of PlentyTM, in which a earth of abundance is manufactured attainable by the adoption of new systems, much better farm administration methods and human ingenuity.
Hence, the award is held to honor Alltech’s late founder, Dr Pearse Lyons, who was a passionate storyteller with a wonderful regard for agricultural journalists.
The award enhances the youthful chief software that Alltech co-founded with IFAJ in 2005, which supports mentorship and education.
“Alltech has extensive recognized and supported agricultural journalists’ function in mobilizing expertise to farmers close to the planet.
“Alltech’s determination to professional growth for agricultural journalists instantly positive aspects farmers by boosting all those techniques that producers glance to for well balanced, proof-based mostly information that can support them be lucrative, professional and sustainable,” IFAJ president Owen Roberts claimed.
Mr Opoku Gakpo is a Cornell College Fellow, winner of the Worldwide Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ Star Prize, winner of the MTN Heroes of Transform Award and 3-time winner of the Ghana Journalists Affiliation Award in agriculture, sustainable progress objectives and poverty reduction reporting.