Center for international Forestry Research (CIFOR): Inviting applications for ‘competition’ to express to leaders in the region and beyond why our rainforests matter.

Funding brief: The Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit (APRS) is organized by the Indonesian Government with the support of the Australian Government, and in partnership with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).

The Photo Competition is your chance to express to leaders in the region and beyond why our rainforests matter. All qualified entries will be displayed online in the lead-up to the event, while the top 20 will be shown in Yogyakarta during APRS.

A cash prize of $1000 will be awarded to the Jury’s Choice winner, while the Jury’s Choice runner-up and Audience’s Choice winner taking home $500 each.

They are looking for photographs that highlight the value of rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region.

These can include photos of rainforests and forest landscapes, the communities who live in and around forests, forest products for trade, health or nutrition, diverse plants and animals that highlight the region’s rich biodiversity, or anything else that expresses why our rainforests matter.

Donor Name: Center for international Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesian Government, Australian Government, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA)
Funding name: No specific fund name

Deadline: Each participant is allowed to submit up to three (3) photographs. Submissions will be accepted until midnight (GMT +7) on 13th, April, 2018.

Funding details link: https://www.cifor.org/asia-pacific-rainforest-summit-2018/photo-competition/

 Funding limit: Photos submitted and accepted for the competition automatically qualify for two categories of prizes:
● Jury’s Choice Award
 An international jury will evaluate all photographs based on their technical and aesthetic quality and relevance to the topic of valuing Asia-Pacific rainforests. Winners will be announced on 17 April 2018. Based on the above assessment, the jury will select:
 First-place winner — cash prize of USD 1,000 (one thousand dollars)
Second-place winner — cash prize of USD 500 (five hundred dollars)
 Top 20 photographs (including first- and second-place winners) — the top 20 photographs will be exhibited with full attributions in a public photo exhibition in Yogyakarta during APRS

● 
Audience’s Choice Award:
 The photograph that receives the most online votes will win the Audience’s Choice Award and a cash prize of USD 500 (five hundred dollars). Voting will take place via the voting gallery. The winner will be announced online on 17 April 2018.

Note: The photographs that win first and second place for the Jury’s Choice Award will no longer be eligible for the Audience’s Choice Award.

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: N//A
Project duration: N//A

 Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● Everybody is welcome to participate — the competition is open to professional and hobby photographers alike.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: Not found

Other important link:
● 
Apply: https://www.cifor.org/asia-pacific-rainforest-summit-2018/photo-competition/login/
● Guideline: https://www.cifor.org/asia-pacific-rainforest-summit-2018/photo-competition/guidelines/

How to apply:
● Interested applicant may apply through the website (https://www.cifor.org/asia-pacific-rainforest-summit-2018/photo-competition/login/).

● Just fill out our online form, following the guidelines below:
 Upload your photo:
Please submit your photo in .jpg format, with a minimum size of 3,000 pixels in height or width and with a maximum size of 9MB.
 Add a photo title and your name: The title of the photograph and the photographer’s name should be specified in the file name, for example: Jungle-JohnSmith.jpg
 Tell us why you think our rainforests matter. Explain how your photo expresses the value of rainforests in the Asia-Pacific region. Where was the photo taken, and what is special about that place? Who is in the photo and what are they doing? Let us know what the rainforest means to you (maximum 500 characters; due to in-house limitations on translation, descriptions are only accepted in English).

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