African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) 2024 Photo Contest

The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Photo competition has officially begun. The APNI challenge uses photography to raise awareness of African plant nutrition research and development.

Participation in the contest will assist APNI in offering a beneficial forum and informational resource, And you might be awarded cash!

The African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Photo Contest proposals must be submitted by July 3, 2024.

The 2024 African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Photo Contest is divided into two categories:

Category 1 | Nutrient Deficiency Symptoms in Crops

  • Have you spotted a nutrient deficiency symptom in a crop? It’s a perfect opportunity to take a moment to capture it for the contest. APNI is looking for well-framed examples that they can publish with full credit to the photographer.

Category 2 | Plant Nutrition Research in Action

  • Vivid images of African research in action and the results of impactful research on crop productivity, environmental protection, and the local community are expected. They have chosen three themes to tag submissions under this category:
    • Soil Health & Improved Livelihoods
    • Precision Nutrient Management.
    • Climate & Weather Smart Plant Nutrition
  • As a practitioner of the agricultural sciences, you often have the opportunity to be involved in or observe the implementation and development of improved plant nutrition practices.

African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Photo Contest Eligibility

  • All photos must be from within Africa.
  • Photos must be at least 1 MB in size to submit.
  • Up to five (5) photos will be accepted per person.

Submission Requirements

  • Accepted formats: high-quality JPG, JPEG, or PNG.
  • High-resolution, high-quality photos. The file size should be at least 1 MB.
  • Submissions must not have a logo or time stamp on the photo to be accepted.
  • Uncompressed photos are preferred.

African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Photo Contest Benefits

  • Winners in each category will receive the cash award plus a certificate of acknowledgment.

How to Apply for African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Photo Contest

  • A short description of the symptoms should support nutrient deficiency images. If you have any background on how the crop was managed or any analytical data, include that in your description to benefit others and to help the evaluation. 
  • Photos must include a unique caption, which includes a description of the photo’s subject, the location in which it was taken, when it was taken (month and year if possible), and how it is related to the contest category.

You can apply through this link.

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In conclusion, the African Plant Nutrition Institute (APNI) Year Photo Contest offers a captivating platform for individuals passionate about plant nutrition and photography to showcase their talent and contribute to promoting sustainable agriculture in Africa.

The contest provides an invaluable opportunity for participants to explore the beauty of African landscapes, capture the essence of plant nutrition, and raise awareness about the importance of nutrient management for thriving crops and food security.

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