USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018

USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Submit entries for the USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018 are now open.

Help USAID tell the story of Food for Peace and its accomplishments in reducing hunger, poverty and malnutrition—with photos.

Examples of photos they are looking for:
Action shots, i.e. a farmer working in a field or person preparing a meal or people using vouchers/cash at markets

Before & after shots, i.e. child before and after nutrition treatment;

Beneficiary portraits with a quote in caption

Cash and voucher programs in action
People participating in training

Agricultural innovations to benefit smallholder farmers

Getting emergency food to hard-to-reach places

On and off-farm income generation activities

Women’s empowerment

Food in the home


Winning photos will be featured in a USAID story, spotlighted on USAID Flickr and shared across USAID social media accounts!


Open to everyone anywhere in the world


Submission Requirements

High-resolution, high-quality photos at least 1,024 pixels or larger (tall or wide) or around 300 pixels per inch. File size should be at least 1 MB. For Photoshop, please send only level seven or high compressed photos

Accepted formats: high-quality JPG, JPEG or PNG

Photos must be an original submission (submitted by a photographer or with permission by partner (save electronic or printed consent)

Photos must include a credit: name of photographer and organizational affiliation (if applicable)

Photos must include a unique, robust caption, which includes a description of what is going on in the photo, names of people in photo (if permission granted), the country in which it was taken, when it was taken (month and year if possible), and how it is related to Food for Peace
Photos should “tell the story” of Food for Peace and its accomplishments, and should reflect more recent Food for Peace activities (within past two years)

Submissions are limited to four per individual

No submissions with a logo or time stamp visible on the photo will be accepted.

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Author: Franklin Nwachukwu

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