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World Food Day 2014 - National Story Competition


family farmingAs part of this year's celebrations for World Food Day on 16 October 2014, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and UN Women in Viet Nam are launching a national story competition to spotlight the important role that women play in family farming in Viet Nam. The topic is "The Role of Vietnamese Women in Family Farming".

The Competition is part of the year-long UN Campaign "Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity" that celebrates 20 years of advancing women's rights and the International Year of Family Farming 2014.

Eligibility: The Competition is open to national and international entrants living in Viet Nam, with journalists, writers, students and teachers especially encouraged to enter.

Objectives of the Competition: The Competition seeks to increase awareness and understandings of the challenges faced by Vietnamese smallholder farmers, especially women, and help identify effective ways to support women and family farmers.

Rules and Regulations:

a. Content of Stories:

b. Regulations: