Microfinance Photography Contest 2010 winners announced by CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor(CGAP) has announced the winners of the 2010 CGAP Microfinance Photography Contest last week. The first prize in the 2010 Microfinance Photography Contest was awarded to Mohammed Rakibul Hasan for his picture titled ” The Tannery Industry.”

The 1st Prize Winning Photo

Hasan took the photograph, in which hundreds of hides turn golden in the sun, in his hometown of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where there are many small tanneries.  Hasan’s entry won out of nearly 2,000 entries submitted by professional and amateur photographers from around the world.

Click here to view a slideshow of 2010 winning photographs and for details of the winners.

The Second Place winner was the “Jute Monster,” a picture taken by Jashim Salam, which  shows an unusual perspective of the reviving jute industry in Bangladesh.

The 2nd Prize Winning Photo

Contest Winners

First place: Mohammed Rakibul Hasan
Second place:
Jashim Salam
Third place:
Sandipan Majumdar

Joydeep Majumdar
Tian An Shi
Sudipto Das
Huaxin Hu
Kexin Zhang
Shaoping Wu
Sophie Forbes
Ravo Rafenomanantsoa
Partha Pal
Zhongming Lai
Xiangju Li
Pit Buehler
Chetan Soni
Rabin Chakrabarti
Raniel Jose Castaneda
Arup Haldar
Zhining Liu
Nikki Sandino Victoriano
Xiaoqing Wang
Oddvar Paulsen
Kushal Gangopadhyay

For more information visit – CGAP

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