FONTAGRO launched its 2016 Photo Contest

    The contest seeks to show family farming in the Latin American, Caribbean, and Spanish region, through an original lens. Opening date: February 18, 2016. Closing date: March 31, 2016.

    (Washington, D.C., February 12, 2016) Today FONTAGRO launched its 2016 Photo Contest on the topic: “In a new light: Family Farming in Latin American, the Caribbean, and Spain.”

    Prizes will be awarded for original photographs in different categories, namely:

    •People: small farmers and their families (including faces, half body or full body, etc.)
    •Places: photographs that show awe-inspiring agricultural landscapes in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain
    •Agriculture in Action: including cattle, crops, plantations, agricultural activities (such as planting, production, and harvesting), processing, marketing, markets, use of technology, etc.
    •FONTAGRO Projects: photographs that show FONTAGRO projects that have been completed or are in the implementation phase, or that highlight areas of impact of said projects. For more information on FONTAGRO projects, please visit the following link: http://www.fontagro.org/en/projects.

    Photographs shall be submitted online, in digital format, through FONTAGRO’s website, as of February 18, 2016. Winners of each category in FONTAGRO’s 2016 Photo Contest will receive a US$1,000 monetary award.-

    More information: http://www.fontagro.org/concursos/fotografia


    Carina Carrasco


    Phone: +1202 623 3038. Email: ccarrasco@iadb.org

    Website: www.fontagro.org


    Gabriela Tercero

    Project specialist

    Email: fontagro@iadb.org



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