Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2017

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants for its Food Sustainability Media Award with an aim to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture and nutrition.

Objectives

  • To raise awareness of today’s ‘food paradoxes’.
  • To promote sustainable and achievable solutions to today’s greatest food paradoxes. The launch of the Award aims to make the topic of food sustainability more approachable and understandable to the general public and to spark a global discussion around food sustainability and the current global challenges related to food security.
  • To foster strong media engagement through journalism training.

Topic Areas

  • Hunger & Obesity: for every undernourished person there are now two obese or overweight people in the world;
  • Food & Fuel: a third of agricultural cereal crops are used to produce animal feed or biofuels despite hunger and malnutrition;
  • Waste & Starvation: 1.3 billion tons of edible food is wasted every day, four times the amount needed to feed the 795 million undernourished people around the world.

Award Categories

  • Written Journalism
  • Video
  • Photography

Prize Information

Winners awarded for their published written, photography and video work will receive a €10,000 cash prize.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Award is open only to those who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Proof of age may be required.
  • The Award is open to journalists, freelancers and amateur reporters. Work produced by amateur reporters, freelancers or staffers from a news/media outlet is eligible. All entries should focus on stories and issues around the theme of food sustainability.
  • Entries submitted by members of staff working at the same organisation as any of the competition judges or at BCFN Foundation, Barilla Group, Thomson Reuters Foundation or Thomson Reuters are not eligible. Entries submitted by freelancers who work with these organisations are eligible.
  • The Award recognizes the outstanding work of journalists and emerging talents across six categories: written journalism (published and unpublished), photography (published and unpublished), and video (published and unpublished). Published and unpublished work will be judged separately.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Food Sustainability Media Award.

Next>>
<<Previous

Special Offer!

Pay only half and Get Full Access to Premium Membership. For a limited time only. 50% Discount if you join today!

Voice’s Using the Moment: Cambodia Sudden Opportunity Grants

Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 2: Inviting SME from United Kingdom

Reporters in the Field Program: Promoting Journalistic Projects from all over Europe

Government of Canada: Inviting Applicants for ‘Women’s Political Participation in Pakistan’ Program

IDB Call for Proposals 2018: Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

Applications Open for Knight Prototype Fund: Arts and Technology!

USAID-Pretoria: Improving Market Partnerships and Access to Commodities Together (IMPACT) in Madagascar

Home Depot Foundation: Seeking Applications for Community Impact Grant Program in United States

Applications Open for Voice’s Small is Beautiful: Cambodia Empowerment Grants!

West Africa USAID-Ghana: Amplify Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Overcoming Empty Forms of Violence against Women in the Regions of Georgia

Helen Keller International: Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program in Myanmar

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

EU Call for Proposals: Grant for CSOs – Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) III

PRIMA Call for Proposals 2018 (Section 1): Supporting a Wide Range of Research and Innovation Projects

Applications Open for Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust Grant Program!

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Egypt

DHHS-ACL: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs benefitting Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons from Colombia

Kosovar Civil Society Foundation: Call for Proposals to Support Righteous Journalist Reporting

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Programs Benefiting Displaced and Conflict-Affected Persons in Armenia and Georgia

European Commission Regional Call for Proposals under the Instrument for Stability and Peace (IcSP)!

Wildlife Conservation Society: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Climate Adaptation Fund

British Council’s Call for Research Proposals on Education, Peace and Stability