Student Media Grant winner Immanuel Afolabi spent 104 days in Northeastern Nigeria living with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who fled Boko Haram. Upon his return, he crafted a 130-photo photoessay sharing the stories and experiences of these individuals.
The Student Media Grant is funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and administered by the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University. It awards $5,000 to students interested in using innovative methods to chronicle issues in fragile and conflict-affected nations. More details and application instructions for the Student Media Grant are available here.
- Student Media Grant
- Bangladesh & India: Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Sundarbans
- Ethiopia: Fighting for Childhoods
- France and Greece: A Day in the Life of a Refugee
- Guatemala: Rephotography
- Haiti: Rural Food Security through a Woman’s Lens
- India: Boosting Nutrition through Female Ag Extension
- India: Ethnic Conflict and Forest Governance in Assam
- Kenya: Learning Empowerment as a Refugee
- Mali: Markets and Household Food Security
- Nicaragua: Natural Resource Conflict
- Nigeria: Boko Hazards
- Peru: Land Use in Protected Areas
- UAE and Nepal: The Plight of the Labor Migrant