FAO Office in Uzbekistan announces competition for International Day of Rural Women and World Food Day
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The FAO Representative Office in Uzbekistan, together with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Association "Women in the Agricultural Sector" of Uzbekistan, announced a competition for journalists from various media.
Rural women make up over a quarter of the world’s population. They play a leading role in food production, in the development of rural stability. And not only in industrialized countries, but also in developing countries. International Day of Rural Women, celebrated annually on 15 October, aims to remind society of how much it owes rural women, how valuable their work is.
Another significant date - World Food Day, celebrated on 16 October, this time marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This year we celebrate World Food Day at an exceptional time when virtually the entire world is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The date calls for global solidarity to help the most vulnerable recover from the crisis and make food systems more resilient and resilient.
That is why the objective work of journalists who form the information field in which we live is so important - we listen to morning shows on the radio, during the day we read articles and watch videos on a smartphone, and in the evening we watch news programs on TV.
The terms of participation:
- The competition will feature works published on television, radio, in print and online publications from 15 October 2019 to 1 October 2020.
- A copy of the passport, information about the author, recommendations from the place of work, as well as information about the submitted material must be attached to the materials.
The lucky ones will be selected at an award ceremony to be held on 15 October 2020, to coincide with World Food Day and International Rural Women’s Day.
The authors of the best materials are waiting for a laptop, tablet and mobile phone. In addition, on the occasion of World Food Day, contributors to the best creative content on the topic will be awarded honorable mentions.