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What about this "Showcase"?

Young Professionals' Showcase Room is a space where portraits of Active and Inspirational Young Professionals in Agricultural Development are displayed. You also would like to tell your story? Register and contact us!

What is the purpose of this and what do you gain from it?

YPARD team believes that sharing experience enables:

  • informing on good practices and lessons learned
  • generating thoughts and ideas for optimizing activities
  • inspiring each other for more innovation and entrepreneurship
  • ...and more!

Showcase Room

  • Dramane, from Mali

    " I really appreciate the actions that this platform undertakes. I think it's this kind of space that young people need to become real agents of change."
  • Shaping my future in Gender, Agriculture and Global Development

    Moses Owiny is a Gender and ICT enthusiast who has been engaged in the promotion of ICTs and agriculture and rural development initiatives for four years. He is currently working as a Project Officer with the Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) in Kampala, Uganda.
  • “I am proud to be a farmer”

    Emmanuel Akotia or 'Emma' is the head of the Student Representative Council at Kwadaso Agricultural College, and he is preparing to graduate in early 2015.
  • Aliya - Learning by getting outside of the comfort zone

    Aliya Lakhani is a 5th year engineering student at the University of Alberta, Canada. Aliya worked in Ghana for 3.5 months with Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB)'s Junior Fellowship program and currently continues to engage with EWB through her University chapter in Edmonton.
  • Ruth Quaye - A young entrepreneur in Ghana

    Ruth Quaye graduated from Ejura Agricultural College in 2012. Now she works in a private agribusiness that distributes agricultural inputs and products, such as fertilizer and pesticides, acting as the company's agronomist.
  • "Stop depending on others and think outside the constraints of the system”

    Nicholas Onwona comes from the Eastern Region of Ghana. He is building his skills as a young agriculturalist through his studies at Kwadaso Agricultural College. Nicholas has participated in the Internal Attachment Program (IAP) and Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Project (A&E Project), both co-developed by the Kwadaso Agricultural College and Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB).
  • "Agriculture has given me a voice in a world where youth not always get a say"

    Enricka Julien has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness, Minors Gender and Development, Communication and Extension from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad. Currently, she is pursuing her Post Graduate Diploma in Land Administration with a focus on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and how it can be used in the development of a National Land Policy framework.
  • In a Farmer’s Shoes: Professional Farming - Leading By Example

    Emmanuel Ngore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science at the Kenyatta University. Besides, he is a Programme Officer at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and YPARD Kenya representative. Emmanuel has worked with the youth for 6 years on subject matters pertaining to conservation of natural resources, policymaking, and diseases prevention.

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