UNCCD Photo Contest

This feature on the UNCCD photo contest shows the  memorable images that illustrate the problem of desertification. The video includes UN dignataries, UNCCD Executive Secretary, Luc Gnacadja, and images from more than 1,000 entries, including the winning entry. Photographer Wanda Lopaz Trelles, an Argentinean who won the prize for the best photo taken in Argentina, explains the story behind her image. Contest sponsors Irrigabrasil, San Disk, and Entico are also introduced.

Photo Contest Results:

Grand prize winner – Chetan Soni of India;

Second prize winner – Kyaw Thar from Myanmar;

Third prize winner – Debashis Mukherjee of India

Special prize for the best photo taken in Argentina – Wanda Lopéz Trelles from Argentina

The photographers who took these photos retain full rights to the images