Free, independent and professional journalism

Fojo around the world

A major part of our activities are international programmes and projects. We are present in Eastern and Central Europe, Southeast Asia and several Sub-Saharan African countries.

Strategies, methods and goals

Fojo aims to strengthen and develop journalism and media in Sweden and the rest of the world. All activities are based on our three catchwords: free, independent and professional. Click below to find more details on how we work to move forward.

Latest news

Coastal journalism champion mentors future investi…

In May 2020, the west coast of Bangladesh was hit by Cyclone Amphan, at a time of lockdown due to coronavirus. There was no public transport and newsgathering was difficult. Award-winning Bangladeshi …

People Power Truth – an anthology by CHARM A…

CHARM-Africa’s new anthology People, Power, Truth brings together the thoughts of different thinkers in the media space, civil organisations and human rights activists in Sub-Saharan Africa, aiming to…

Promoting gender responsive media in Ethiopia

A new baseline study focusing on gender in the Ethiopian media landscape by IMS and Fojo will assist projects working to ensure that women are better represented at all levels of media sector organisa…

First ever virtual Hackathon combating COVID-19 co…

The first ever COVID-19 Virtual Hackathon took place in Kenya in mid-February. A group of young creative Kenyan techies competed to develop the best way to visualise data on the COVID-19 Aid Tracker. …