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Stories of #RuralWomen in Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional contest of life stories and experiences of rural women

Until 31 July there is an open call for stories and photographs that illustrate the life and experiences of rural women and their organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean, as part of a contest promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization for the United Nations, FAO.

The contest seeks to address rural women´s fundamental role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), rural development and hunger and poverty eradication.

The winners of the two categories of the contest will receive airplane tickets and daily lodging costs to attend the II Regional Rural Women´s Conference in Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be taking place in September in Asunción, Paraguay.

The contest aims to shed light on the diverse realities of rural women in the region, the challenges they face every day, their strengths, achievements and capabilities, to showcase their valuable life stories.

The application form must be attached together with the stories and/or images send to the email mujeres-rurales@fao.org, indicating the name of the category that they wish to participate in.

There is no limit in how many stories or photographs a single person or organization may send. The materials will be received until July 31, 2017.

Title of publication: Rural Women Campaign
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Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization Of the United Nations (FAO)
Other organizations: pecialized Meeting on Family Farming of MERCOSUR (REAF), the Special Secretary for Family Agriculture and Agrarian Development in Brazil (SEAD) and the Rural Change Unity in Argentina (UCAR)
Year: 2017
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Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean
Content language: English
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Type: Blog article

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