The organisers of the Zimbabwe Agriculture Media Awards, (ZAMA) have rescheduled to the 2nd of December 2022
According to the organisers, Mejrkh Communications working in association with the Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS), they need more time to mobilise stakeholders taking advantage of the Zimbabwe Agricultural Show to be held in August this year.
“The Zimbabwe Agriculture Media awards have been moved from the 22nd of July to a date to 2 December 2022. This will allow us to mobilise more resources and sponsorship during the Zimbabwe Agricultural show where a number of stakeholders will be attending as compared to the last two years affected by covid-19.
“We would like to assure the media and stakeholders that this year’s event will be bigger and better as compared to the previous ones.
“Nothing much is going to change in terms of the programme and Vice President Dr. Constantino Chiwenga remains the invited guest of honour.
“Prizes are up for grabs in nine categories with the winners in each category automatically qualifying for the grand prize, the Overall Agricultural Sector Best Reporter Award,” said the organisers.
They noted that appetite for the awards by journalists has been growing since the aaccolades were launched in 2019.
“We received a variety of entries in different categories and it is gratifying to note that journalists are becoming more interested in this competition, ” they said.
The ZAMA awards honour journalists who impactfully and meaningfully cobntribute to the telling of the agriculture story in Zimbabwe.