FAO contest seeks stories on food sustainability [Latin America]

Posted on Oct 18, 2021 in Investigative Journalism

Latin American journalists and photographers can compete for an award.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling for entries for its contest  "The Power of Stories."

The initiative seeks to reward the best stories in Spanish related to World Food Day 2021. These include healthy eating, ending hunger, access to food, local agriculture, food loss and waste, malnutrition, agri-food systems and sustainable production.

Entries are open to stories that have been published in print, radio (including podcasts), television and digital media between Jan. 1 and Oct. 30, 2021.

The prize in each of the four categories will be a scholarship for an online course at the Universidad Austral in Argentina, the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, the Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico, or the Universidad de Lima.

The deadline is Nov. 26.