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

Deadline: 31 May 2018

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) and the Thomson Reuters Foundation are launching the second edition of the Food Sustainability Media Award, an international contest that recognizes journalistic excellence in reporting on food from a different perspective and turning the spotlight on food sustainability.

The Food Sustainability Media Award aims 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.

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 year, four times the amount needed to feed the 815 million undernourished people around the world.

Award Categories

  • Written Journalism
  • Multimedia

Prize Information

Winning published work in the written journalism and multimedia categories will receive a €10,000 cash prize.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Food Sustainability Media Award.

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