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Patrick K. Wrokpoh

Patrick K. Wrokpoh has practised journalism for the last 12 years, working with The Inquirer newspaper in Liberia as an Associate Editor.

He is also the Monrovia correspondent for the UN Integrated Regional Information News (IRIN) based in Dakar, Senegal, where he has worked for the last four years reporting mainly on humanitarian issues.

He is the current United Nations Development Program (UNDP) ‘Best Developmental Journalist Award Winner’ for 2008 – 2009, granting him a fellowship with the Nations Media Group of Kenya. He worked there briefly focusing on issues affecting the community. He has also worked for Agency France Press (AFP) and African News Dimension based in Johannesburg, South Africa covering issues on environment, health and politics.

Journalism by Patrick K. Wrokpoh

Liberia leads on gender and climate change


In much of the developing world it is women who work the farms and grow the food. So why does the world not recognise how they are especially affected by our changing climate?

Taking the lead on climate change


Is it time for the developing world to take the initiative in their efforts to adapt?