IFAJ Star Prize for Print

The Star Prize for Print recognizes the best agricultural writing of the year among journalists in IFAJ member countries.

IFAJ members in good standing  are welcome to submit one entry from members of their guilds.
• Entries must be submitted by guilds, not by individual members.
• It is up to each member country to determine how it selects its entry.

Deadline: February 21, 2020
There is no entry fee.

Eligibility:
To be eligible, the entry must:
• Be a story about some aspect of agriculture or rural life.
• The story may be the work of more than one journalist.
• Have been published between January 1 and December 31, 2019.
• Be submitted in English. Articles written in other languages must be translated into English. (Translation assistance is available: see below.)
• Be a single story. Providing multiple pieces that make up a series is not permitted. In such a situation, select one story from the series to enter.

Deadline: February 21, 2020

First Prize- €500

Runner Up- €250.

The awards will be presented during the IFAJ Congress. Entrants need not be present to win.

A guild representative who is authorized to submit on behalf of the guild may fill out the current application form online, found on the IFAJ website. Submissions made with any outdated forms will not be accepted.
The following must also be included for the entry before the deadline;
● If the article was published in a language other than English, the entry must be accompanied by the complete translation. If translation into English, is not available, contact the IFAJ Global Office as soon as possible: IFAJ will arrange and pay for translation for a guild’s article entry and the translated version will be sent back to the Guild for review before it is sent to the judges.

Deadline: February 21, 2020

Writing will be judged on style, credibility, creativity, clarity, use of detail, objectivity and relevance to the audience. The layout and design of the article will not be considered in the judging process.

Lindi Botha of South Africa Wins IFAJ Star Prize for Print

Lindi Botha of South Africa was recognized by the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) with the Star Prize for Print, the organization’s honor for the best article in its worldwide competition

Finnish Journalist Wins IFAJ Star Prize for Print Award

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