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Call for contributions to an international photo competition: “Forest–Agriculture Interface through a Gender Lens”

The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry integrating Gender (CRP-FTA Gender) at the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is taking a different look at science by publishing a photo book (Editor Purabi Bose).CGIAR would like to reach out to the global audience through interesting photos that tells a real story by visualizing social and gender dimensions. This competition is open to all practitioner, farmer, student, forester, policymaker, manager, researcher, teacher, professional photographer, freelancer among others from anywhere in the world.THEME:Photos can be submitted within the three key thematic areas with gender as a cross-cutting issue. Broadly, the theme covers (1) forests and marginal people; (2) Agroforestry in vulnerable landscapes; and (3) Non-timber forest products and smallholder agriculture produces influencing the local markets.AWARD:Maximum of best 100 photos and accompanying storylines will be selected for the photo book. Participants will receive a certificate and photo book. In addition, three participants will get a chance to present their work in Uganda in November 2014.HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY:Each photo must tell a story about the success or challenge of integrating gender in above-mentioned broad themes of agriculture, forests, and agroforestry. Write a story in about 150 words about the photo in either English, Spanish, French or Bahasa Indonesia.SEND YOUR ENTRY:Before JUNE 15, 2014 Add your full name, profession, institutional affiliation, and full contact details.Upload via www.wetransfer.com   and E-mail to ftagenderphoto@gmail.com and Cc to p.bose@cgiar.orgContact: Purabi Bose, Social Scientist, Focal contact for Forests, Trees and Agroforestry-Gender. [E-mail: p.bose@cgiar.org]Download the announcement English | French
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