Jackie Opara is journalist working in Nigeria.
Jackie Opara is journalist working in Nigeria. She has worked with local Nigerian newspapers covering stories on agriculture, education, science and technology. In 2013, she was invited by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa to report on the proceedings at the 6th Africa Agricultural Science Week conference. In 2014, she won the IDRC-Research Africa Science Journalism Award. She also interned with Research Africa in Cape Town and has also worked with Research London covering science and higher education news.Currently shes a freelancer in Nigeria and regularly writes for Research Africa, NatureNews, SciDev and Forskning & Framsteg, University World News, Bhekisissa Centre for Health Journalism and IP Watch.org