National Environment Management Authority Competition

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: June 15, 2020  

Eco warriors, gather around. We’ve got some exciting news. National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) extended their online art and essay competition deadline of submissions to 5th July 2020.
They’re calling on eco lovers aged 7-25 to participate in this year’s competition themed: Biodiversity for Sustainable livelihoods.

Competition Goals
Give young environmentalists a voice on how they view the environmental issues in the world in which they live, whether local or global.
Give young environmentalists a platform to raise awareness about the environmental issues important to them and move others to take action through the creation of their work.
Submitted entries should convey how biodiversity is important for our livelihoods.

There are four categories one can participate in:

Category 1- Art and Cartoons

Open to participants age 7-25
One entry/person
Drawings should be on 12” paper size

Category 2- Photography
Open to participants age 10-25
One entry/person

Category 3- Essay
Open to participants age 10-19
Upper Primary- 200-250 words
Secondary School- 250-400

Category 4- Videography
Open to participants age 15-25
Video length should be between 3-minutes

All participants must provide their names and contact details, affiliations of learning institutions and/ Civil society organisations upon submissions of entries to


About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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