The IFAJ-Yara Award for Sustainable Agriculture Reporting is open to articles, Internet productions or radio/TV broadcasts on the broad themes of hunger, feeding the world sustainably and meeting the challenge of providing nutrition to a growing world population. This award provides a unique professional development opportunity for all IFAJ members to participate in a broad-based contest that is relevant to current global issues – the goal of higher food production with a lower carbon footprint.
The deadline for entries is July 1, 2012.
Theme for 2012: Food or Fuel….or both?
Who can enter
It is open to all members; guilds are not required to put forward a candidate.
Entries may be 1) a written article, 2) a radio program or 3) a television/internet production that touch on the broad themes of hunger, feeding the world sustainably or meeting the challenge of providing nutrition to a growing world population. Entries can be macro (global, regional or national) or micro (local) points of view. Entries may focus on a broad array of topics including food supply and demand, trade, production agriculture practices, and policy, as long as they are relevant to the theme.
One entry per member is allowed.
For this second contest, entries must have been published or aired between June 2, 2011 and June 30, 2012; or scheduled to be published or aired no later than December 31, 2012.
Entries, submitted in electronic format such as PDF or MP3, must be submitted to the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) c/o Secretary General Owen Roberts, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada (email: owen(at)uoguelph.ca ). If broadcast, you may also send a link to broadcast sites such as www.youtube.com.