ABOUT CAMIC

Climate Africa Media Initiative & Centre (CAMIC)

Climate Africa Media Initiative & Centre (CAMIC), is a think-tank media NGO for capacity building and professional excellence in news coverage and reporting of the environment & climate change for sustainable development of Africa. It was incubated by NatureNews, Africa’s leading independent newspaper on the environment, climate change and sustainability, to catalyse the new genre of development journalism that is knowledge-driven, skills-based and promotes environmental governance and media excellence in the continent. 

Its thematic focus includes tracking Africa’s environment development trajectory, reporting environmental accountability and governance, safeguard its ecology through media training, technical media production, advocacy programmes, research and development.

Our training offers the best possible learning outcome, taking into account real-life experiences, topical environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity, renewable energies, sustainable development, pollution, natural disaster and environmental governance and policy.

Our Mandates

Our continental mandate is to stimulate global action on climate change and sustainable earth in Africa through these four pillars:

Training

CAMIC has a database of more than 2,000 journalists reporting the environment in Africa, and we help to build reporting capacities on climate change adaptation and mitigation, the environment and sustainability.

Governance & Accountability

We contribute to safe, and inclusive civic environmental participation in Africa. We explore emerging environmental governance challenges at the intersection of natural resource management, sustainable development and democracy.

Research & Development

CAMIC also conducts research for its own programmes and for third parties on various climate and environmental areas such as open defecation, flooding, agriculture, media funding, corporate sustainability and status of development reporting in Africa

Content and Promotion

CAMIC also explore the possibility of partnerships both on the continent and outside to ensure contents produced on our platforms are shared among media houses in the continent and beyond.

Meet our team

ALIU AKOSHILE

Executive Director

RASHEED YUSUF

Programme Director

PIUS ALABI

Chief Growth Officer

NNEKA NWAOGWUGWU

Programme Manager