Annual Report 2017



Supporting the development of independent media outlets in South-East Asia, discussions on how diversity is addressed in the media in the Middle East, development of social media in Africa – these are some of the initiatives carried out in 2017 that have contributed to defending news pluralism and promoting the ethical production of pluralist and high quality news.

4M Asia

Throughout 2017, 4M Asie contributed to the development of twelve data journalism projects and to the strengthening of thirty community media outlets in South-East Asia. Following a call for applications launched in February, twelve data […]


CFI has undertaken a process of continual improvement of its practices. In order to verify the impact, effectiveness, efficiency and results of the projects implemented, external organisations are tasked with evaluating several projects each year. […]


In a climate of extreme political and economic volatility, Libyan media outlets are struggling to guarantee news pluralism in their country nowadays. Many journalists had to go into exile in order to retain their independence. […]


Diversity awareness is a major political challenge nowadays. The media, via high-quality and professional news, plays a key role in fostering conditions favourable to dialogue. From February to October 2017, the Naseej project – ‘Naseej’ […]

Recovery and stabilisation in CAR

In the Central African Republic (CAR), in a political and security climate that is still very unstable, CFI is focusing its action on strengthening social cohesion and “living together in harmony”, via the media component […]

“Regard Jeunesse” project in Niger

Nigerien young people, which represents over half the population nowadays, suffer from a lack of future prospects. The political, security and economic crisis is harming the stability and social cohesion of the country. Faced with […]