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The winners of the photo competition on family farming

The international photo competition Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth was organized in the context of the International Year of Family Farming 2014 with the aim to show moments around family farmers life from all over the world. The winners of the competition were announced at the Global Dialogue on Family Farming that was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome (27-28th October).

The Global Photo Winner, captured by amateur photographer Danilo Victoriano Jr., portrays a young happy farming couple during fruit harvest season in San Pablo Laguna province, in the Philippines.

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The international jury of the Photo Competition consisting of farmer leaders and renowned artists selected the winning photos amongst over 1300, that was the total number of photographs received. At the same time, people from around the world also voted for their favourite photos, resulting in 5 Public Choices.

Winners receive a certificate, a cash prize and most winning photos feature in the 2015 family farming photo calendar (in 4 languages) that is available for download here along with the slide show of all the other winner pics.

The photo competition was organised by the AgriCultures Network and the World Rural Forum, in close collaboration with the Asian Farmers Association, CLOC- La Via Campesina and the More and Better Network.

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