FAO, UN-REDD Launch “REDD+ for Food Security” Photo Competition

18 March 2013: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), in collaboration with the UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD), launched a photo competition on the theme "Nurture forests for the future - REDD+ for Food Security."

The competition is being held as a part of the International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition and in celebration of the fifth anniversary of UN-REDD. It aims to raise awareness of how REDD+ can contribute benefits for food security, biodiversity, alternative livelihood options, good governance and sustainable land management.

The winner of the competition will be awarded a photo mission with FAO and have his/her work exhibited on the National Geographic Italy website. The deadline for submission is 25 April 2013. [FAO Press Release]