Fact-Checking Policy

Agriculture in Africa Media has a fact-checking unit within its editorial department. The principal aim of this department is to fact-check visual material and claims published on the news website. Our team also liaise with Social Media service providers such as facebook, Inc., Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to fact-check social media content content and adhere to third-party fact-check policies

Agriculture in Africa Media journalists, reporters, and bloggers are trained to understand that words have power and are expected to act responsibly. Our reporters are encouraged  to verify the information they gather. This includes identifying information such as names and positions, but also includes factual statements and accounts. 

Reporters at Agriculture in Africa Media conduct fact checking  guided by the ethics policy and our editorial mission

For any fact-checking follow-up, email: factcheck@agricinafrica.com