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.”
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.
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.
First place: Mohammed Rakibul Hasan
Second place: Jashim Salam
Third place: Sandipan Majumdar
Tian An Shi
Raniel Jose Castaneda
Nikki Sandino Victoriano
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