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CMS is glad to announce the names of fellows for the Media Fellowship-2019 on Climate Change Reporting.

Farhana Ahmed currently writes for The Assam Tribune based in North Lakhimpur district of Assam. As a part of her fellowship, she will be working on how the traditional pottery work by Kumars and boat making by Misings tribe in riverbank areas of the Brahmaputra in Assam are fast becoming redundant in their traditional livelihood activities.
Kiran Bhowmik is based in Gomati district of Tripura and he writes for UNI. During his fellowship, he will be focusing on different aspects of climate change affecting the agriculture in the state like productivity and livelihood.
Seema Sharma is a Special Correspondent with The Times of India based in Chandigarh, covering for the states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. As a part of her fellowship, she will be writing stories on habitat degradation and the state government’s mitigation plan in alpine and sub alpine area of Lahaul and Pangi of Himachal Pradesh.
Srishti Choudhary is a journalist with the MINT based in New Delhi. As part of the fellowship, she would focus on how women in the Himalayan states are adapting to climate change and their understanding of climate risks, especially in wake of challenges like limited access to health-care. She would also attempt to explore new technologies being adopted to mitigate climate risks in the region by youth.
Sumir Karmakar is a Principal Correspondent with the Deccan Herald based at Guwahati and has been covering the North Eastern states. During his fellowship, he will be travelling to Majuli island, and would focus his stories on how the administration and residents are trying to make Majuli the country's first carbon neutral district by 2020.