SEARCA Photo Contest for Southeast Asian Nationals, 2019

LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, Philippines– On its 12 th year, the waited for yearly local SEARCA Photo Contest has actually formally opened for submissions from photo lovers throughout Southeast Asia, beginning on 7 September 2018.

For2018, SEARCA takes a look at its contributing function in the light of its efforts to give fore, and combine into a local cooperation, lots of efforts that react to the unavoidable growing issue on environment unpredictabilities and water deficiency in the Southeast Asian area. SEARCA’s 12 th Photo Contest style “Managing Climate Uncertainties and Water Scarcity,” intends to put a spotlight into a currently familiar obstacle in farming that continues to call for cohesive, consistent, and unique reaction amongst federal governments, local research study and advancement organizations, the academe, multilateral companies, donor companies, civil society, and other supporters.

Climate unpredictabilities and water deficiency are 2 of the most tough problems impacting food production today, particularly in the farming sector. While, on their own, they have actually shown to be huge obstacles to feeding a blossoming world people, environment unpredictabilities and water deficiency can not be separated from a broad spectrum of issues impacting not just food production, however food security. The interlink requires a stabilizing act amongst advancement elements such as science and innovation, community sustainability, policy environments, smallholder farming, extensive farming, and preservation farming.

As such, extraordinary pictures on handling environment unpredictabilities and water deficiency in Southeast Asia are looked for, broadly highlighting science and innovation developments, effective and sustainable food production, and cause and/or result of environment modification and/or water deficiency.

Specifically, “science and technology innovations” might be portrayed in pictures of water management, research study activities, collaborations amongst researchers and farmers, dissemination of info, and other types of assistance to farmers. “Efficient and sustainable food production” will consist of pictures on sustainable farming practices, preservation practices, city farming, youth in farming, and conservation of neighborhood heritage and culture. For “cause and/or effect of climate change and/or water scarcity,” images on irregular weather condition disruptions and deteriorated farming or forestry resources are looked for.

TheSEARCA Photo Contest 2018 is open to all Southeast Asian nationals, and photo entries need to be taken within SoutheastAsia Entries will just be accepted up until midnight, 30 November 2018, Philippine Standard Time (GMT +8: 00). Guidelines for submission are detailed in the submission website

First location photo gets USD 800, 2nd location gets USD 500, 3rd location gets USD 300, and People’s Choice gets USD 200.


  • The photo contest is open to all Southeast Asian nationals other than SEARCA workers and their instant member of the family.
  • Entries needs to concentrate on the style, ManagingClimate Uncertainties and Water Scarcity.
  • Submissions are accepted just through the SEARCAPhoto Contest 2018 online submission website within the contest duration (1 September to 30 November 2018). Each participant can send unrestricted variety of entries that satisfy contest requirements.
  • Each participant need to license the following:.
  • Ownership of the photo entry, which SEARCA is approved complete authorization for main usage of the photo (SEARCA provides due credit to the professional photographer of an image that is formally utilized);-LRB- ******).

  • Originality of the photo entry, which it has actually not won any previous photo contest/s, has actually not been released in other places (print or electronic), and has actually not been sent to other photo contest/s throughout the SEARCA Photo Contest 2018 duration. Furthermore, the very same/ comparable pictures sent to past SEARCA photo contests will be disqualified; and
  • Photo has actually not been digitally changed and/or boosted in any method (other than easy cropping).
  • Entries needs to be digital, colored, in JPEG format and a minimum of 3,00 0 pixels broad for a horizontal image, or 3,00 0 pixels high for a vertical image at 300 dpi.
  • An entry need to have the following information in English:.
  • Name of professional photographer and native land
  • Photo caption/description
  • Place where the photo was taken (consist of town/municipality, province/state, and nation)
  • Date taken (day/month/year)
  • Equipment/ kind of video camera utilized
  • ScholarshipLink

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