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YPARD Monthly Newsletter - November

Apply to be part of the YPARD Philippines mentoring program

Are you a student or young professional in agriculture looking for growth and learning opportunities? Or are you expert in agriculture, looking for fresh partnerships and ideas? Apply to be part of the inaugural YPARD Philippines Mentoring Program.

Welcoming the YPARD Cambodia representative: Ratana Oeurn

We are delighted to welcome the YPARD Cambodia representative, Ratana Oeurn. Ratana is a graduate of Build Bright University in Cambodia with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Rural Development and Project Management.

Welcoming the YPARD Philliphines mentoring program coordinator: Maggie Guia M. Del Valle

We are delighted to welcome the incoming YPARD Philippines Mentoring Program Coordinator Maggie Guia who doubles up as a food security researcher from the University of the Philippines Los Banos.


YPARD Europe: The youth perspective - how can we improve the position of youth in agriculture?

Building on the positive outcomes from the YPARD and IAAS Tropentag 2016 session, YPARD Europe and IAAS Bonn decided to make it a tradition by organizing a second interactive session at Tropentag 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

YPARD Jamaica: An interactive space for the youth by the youth

In a bid to highlight the work of Caribbean youth in advancing the Global goals, YPARD Jamaica has launched a campaign dubbed #DearYoungpeople 

YPARD RDC:  Le Sommet des Jeunes d’Afrique

Le “Youth Summit 2017 ” est une opportunité offerte aux jeunes basés en Afrique et ceux de la diaspora afin d’échanger sur leur élément commun, l’Af rique. Organisé par MasterPeace Morocco , cet évènement s’est tenu du 21 au 25 septembre 2017 à Marakech. Entre leadership, partag e d’expériences,...

YPARD Italy: The future of food from the youth perspective

Few days before the World Food Day,  the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation organized a press lunch to present the 8th International Forum on Food and Nutrition. The YPARD Italy representative, Virginia Cravero took part in the press lunch and reports on the outcomes.

YPARD Peru: Rural youth and livelihood change

Daniela Rivas, the YPARD Peru representative, took part in the FTA and Bioversity International webinar that sought to discuss key issues affecting today’s young people as well as the role of research organizations such as CGIAR.

YPARD Ghana: The working group planning session

As part of efforts to accomplish this mission, the YPARD Ghana chapter has established its working group consisting thirteen (13) members comprising of the country representative, a programme coordinator, a communication focal person and ten (10) sub-country coordinators.


Call for participation in the e-Forum sustaining the impact of capacity development initiatives for African youth in agriculture

Join the ongoing internet-based forum that aims at deliberating the many challenges that youth getting into agriculture and those already engaged in agriculture face.

YPARD Nepal: Call for country representative

The Nepal chapter of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) is seeking a new Country Representative (CR) from January 2018 to carry out the objective of YPARD and coordinate the activities of the network.


EARTH students host the first YPARD conference in Costa Rica

The Young Africa Works mentees in Costa Rica organized the first YPARD conference at EARTH University and brought together 30 young people to learn and share knowledge on how to build and present their ideas to investors and business partners.

Role modelling and vision setting

The YPARD Malawi cluster coaching mentees report on their role modelling and vision setting event held at Mlomba community day secondary school.


A non-traditional career path

This testimonial by Ramona Cibotaru is part of YPARD's showcase on young people and the Sustainable Development Goals especially with a focus on Goal 4 on ensuring inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.