Jago News reporter Rasel gets ‘LDDP Journalist Fellowship’
Ismail Hossain Rasel, a Staff Reporter of Jago News and 19 other journalists have been awarded the ‘LDDP Journalist Fellowship’ of Livestock and Dairy Development Project (LDDP).
The project is being implemented by Department of Livestock Services under the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries with the financial support of the Bangladesh government and the World Bank.
‘Pariprekkhit’, a non-government research institute, is performing overall duties to arrange the fellowship program.
The other journalists are Shahadat Hossain Rakib of Dhaka Post, Tariqul Islam Sumon of Barta24, Goutom Chandra Ghosh of Bangla News, M A Jalil Munna Rayhan of Daily Ittefaq, Shipon Habib of Jugantor, Jahidur Rahman of Samakal, Bikash Narayan Dutta of Janakantha, Ummul Wara Sweety of Desh Rupantor, Ruhul Amin of Bhorer Kagoj, Asadur Rahman of Amader Samoy, Belal Hossain of Dainik Amar Sangbad, Bayezid Munshi of Bhorer Dak, Shawkat Ali of Business Standard, Harun-ur-Rashid of New Nation, Hasif Mahsud Shah of Independent TV, Md Nasir Uddin of BTV, Yousuf Ali of DBC News, Foyjul Siddiqui of Channel24 and Selim Malik of RTV.
The selected fellows will publish and broadcast research, development and analytical reports on the prospects and actions of the livestock sector within the next three months (September-November) in their respective media.
Earlier, Ismail Hossain Rasel got a fellowship from Democracy International for a report on election. He also awarded an award from Minority Alliance International for his report on Shia community.
He completed his and honours and masters from Stamford University. Before joining at Jago News, he used to work at Banglamail24.com, Dainik Amader Orthoniti, Amader Natun Samoy, Dainik Amar Din and Barta24.com.
He is the executive member of Secretariat Reporters Forum (BSRF). Apart from, he is the permanent member of Dhaka Reporters Unity and Fisheries and Livestock Journalists Forum. He is currently working as the Office Secretary of Climate Change Journalists Forum.