HA NOI — Vietnamese photographer Nguyen Vu won first prize in a global photography contest launched by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in celebration of the International Year of Rice 2004.
The contest, entitled Rice is Life, drew roughly 500 photographers world-wide. Second and third prizes went to Italian photographer Alessandro Tosatto and Myanmar photographer Ko Zin Min. The awarding ceremony will be held in FAO’s headquarters in Rome on Food Day, October 14.
Reprinted with permission from Vietnam News Agency