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Leopold Obi

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Grantee Title

Leopold Obi is an award winning science journalist with four year experience covering science and environment related topics.

Grantee Description

I previously worked with Thomson Reuters as a correspondent environment feature writer in 2015 before joining Daily Nation in 2016 where I work to date. Winner Development Reporting Award, 2017 First Runners-Up Environment Reporting Award, 2017 I also have a degree in Bsc Journalism & Communication My articles have appeared in Reuters, Daily Mail, Daily Nation, Business Daily and Christian Science Monitor among other major publications. As a science journalist, my work focuses on environment investigative reporting, climate change & conservation, agriculture/ blue-economy & food security, innovation & technology among other human interest topics.

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