Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer's understanding of “Another Agriculture is Possible”, which is based on the fight against drought and poverty, is the subject of the national cartoon competition. The aim of the competition is to increase social awareness against the climate crisis and drought. Artists can apply until January 21, 2022.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality organizes a national cartoon competition with the theme "Another Agriculture is Possible". President Tunç Soyer's understanding of “Another Agriculture is Possible”, which is based on combating drought by spreading local seeds and local breeds, and fighting poverty by supporting small producers, is the subject of the lines. The sub-titles of agricultural production such as cooperatives, village life, agricultural technology, ecological balance, traditional production, local products, organic agriculture, soil and water security, agricultural irrigation, wildlife, prevention of food waste, were aimed in the competition, which aimed to strengthen social awareness against the threat of climate crisis and drought. can also be processed.
The works will be exhibited in the villages
Details of the competition, where all amateur and professional illustrators can apply until January 21, 2022, can be found on the "kultursanat.izmir.bel.tr" page. All submissions regarding the competition, where applications can only be made electronically due to the pandemic, will be sent via the address "firstname.lastname@example.org". Results will be announced on February 2, 2022. The works to be determined by the selection committee will be exhibited in villages in order to reinforce the social relationship between rural and urban areas.
Who is on the Selection Committee?
Ahmet ÖNEL (Cartoonist – Writer), Ali Ekber YILDIRIM (Journalist, Agricultural Writer), Engin SELÇUK (Cartoonist), Ercan BAYSAL (Cartoonist), Lütfü DAĞTAŞ (Journalist, Author) and Şevket MERİÇ (Head of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Agricultural Services Department).