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FAO awards photos promoting fair and environmentally friendly food system

FAO awards photos promoting fair and environmentally friendly food system

11 Oct 2013 -- FAO Viet Nam and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) jointly celebrated World Food Day 2013 in Thanh Tan commune, Kien Xuong District, Thai Binh Province. On this occasion, FAO presented awards to the winners of the FAO photo contest ‘Sustainable Food Systems for Better Life of Vietnamese People’.

The contest was open to all people interested, from students and teachers to journalists and photographers. The first prize was awarded to photographer Phan Thanh Cuong (Bac Lieu) who sent in photos on Bac Lieu salt and shrimp harvesting. The 2nd prize was awarded to Nguyen Tuan Anh (Ha noi) and the 3rd prize to Huynh Lam (Ca Mau) and Truong Minh Dien (Kien Giang).

Through this competition, FAO called for eating nutritious food, reduce the amount of waste and raising the awareness that healthy food systems are the key for people’s wellbeing.
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You can find a collection of winning photos on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/uninvietnam?hc_location=timeline