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International Year of Family Farming Photography Competition

Deadline: 1 May 2014
Awards: EUR 400 (1st place), EUR 200 (2nd place), EUR 100 (popular choice)

Description

The International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) highlights the decisive role of family farming in the sustainable production of 70% of the world’s food and in the conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity. The IYFF-2014 photo competition collects visual expressions to build stronger recognition and support for family farming, and encourage broad participation in the IYFF. The IYFF-2014 photo competition is calling for photos that represent the motto: Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth.

Entries must visualize the strength, potential and challenges of sustainable, multifunctional family farmers worldwide, in all their diversity and contexts.

A jury consisting of Angèle Etoundi, Bernward Geier, S. Jayaraj, Tomás Munita, Deo Sumaj and Jun Virola will choose the winning photos. They are six people, coming from different continents, including younger and older, male and female photographers/artists, food activists, and farmers –all of them acquainted with photography. Their work is a voluntary contribution to the IYFF 2014.

Eligibility

Anyone around the globe can enter photo for the competition. The organizers particularly encourage farmers, women, and young people to participate.

Entries must visualize the strength, potential and contributions and challenges of sustainable, multifunctional family farmers worldwide, in all their diversity and contexts.

Awards

There are cash prizes for the winners:

  1. First Place Photo – 400 Euro;
  2. Second Place Photo – 200 Euro;
  3. Popular/People’s Choice Photo – 100 Euro.

Application

The deadline for entries is 1 May 2014. The winning photos will be announced in October 2014.

Your entry can be submitted by clicking here or by sending your photo to photocompetition@ruralforum.net.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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