Sixteen Bangladeshis win WFP Photography Awards

Published on 09 September 2010

Sixteen professional Bangladeshi photographers have won the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Photography Awards 2010. (..) The WFP photography Awards is an annual award for excellence in food secularity-related photography in Bangladesh. The objective of the award is to raise national awareness and understanding of the ever-crucial issue that is food insecurity and its impact on the most vulnerable sectors of society, especially poor women and children. Announcing the awards, John Aylieff, WFP Representative, said, “Photography has a great role to play in the process of social change; photographers through their strong images can help the society in putting social issues like food security, child malnutrition and hunger higher up in the policy agenda.”

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