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Aimable Twahirwa is a science journalist for nearly two decades covering environmental topics. An active member of several World Federation of Science Journalists programs, he has worked as a Correspondent Journalist and permanent environmental reporter for various international news organizations and news agencies, including Inter Press Service (IPS) and Thomson Reuters Foundation, and SciDev.Net. He also worked as a communications consultant for the African Development Bank (ADB) as part of the editorial team at several international conferences as a science journalist covering topics related to the environment and sustainable development.
Retained since 2014, as trainer and mentor of journalists for the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), he has coordinated several training workshops for African journalists to write feature articles on the environment and climate change. He also requested as a consultant on behalf of the African Adaptation Program (AAP) under the coordination of the United Nations system to encourage journalists from 12 Central African countries to cover topics focusing on climate change adaptation efforts in national and sub-regional strategies.
Present on several social networking platforms, the journalist regularly shares news on science and climate change.