Water Journalists Africa – Uganda

This network of about 700 journalists spread across some 50 countries focusses on water. It was established in 2011 in Cape Town with support from the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication. WJA is registered as an NGO in Uganda and aims to publish original collaborative investigative geojournalism projects on undercovered issues of water and environment in Africa; provide story grants to journalists; mentor and train journalists; create interactive maps and data visualizations on key issues of water, environment, and climate change in Africa. Their keyproject is Infonile, “a geojournalism platform mapping data on water issues in the Nile River basin with stories to promote transboundary peace”.