The Canadian Co-operative Association!


This photo of a new irrigation system in the Amhara region of Ethiopia is the winner of our Sustainability Photo Contest. The contest was IFDC’s contribution to Devex’s #FeedingDev Digital Rally.

Co-operative members built the irrigation system as part of the Canadian Co-operative Association’s “Climate Resilience and Co-ops in Ethiopia” project. The system enables farmers’ crops to have a more reliable water supply than the increasingly unpredictable rainfall. While financial and operational support was provided by the project, the farmers themselves provided the physical labor to complete the irrigation system.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest! Dozens of photos were submitted demonstrating sustainable agriculture. And it was difficult to pick just one winner!

Click here to view a collection of the entries.

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