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Global YPARD Café in Rwanda: Insights and highlights

On 12th December 2020, YPARD Rwanda Chapter in partnership with Alliance for Science Rwanda YPARD has run YPARD Global Café in Rwanda via zoom meeting and live-streamed through social media as part of avoiding the spread of COVID-19. On the Global YPARD Café in Rwanda discussion panel, the event went online with 5 panellists. Pacifique Nshimyimana who moderated the event started... More

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  • Rwanda
  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Meet the Voices on the Global YPARD Café in Rwanda

YPARD Rwanda Chapter is thrilled to welcome the youth of Rwanda, agriculture practitioners as well as all food security enthusiasts to join the Global YPARD Café. The event will bring together five guests panellists and youth champions of Agriculture in Rwanda to discuss and share challenges and opportunities arisen from the state of COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual event will take place on... More

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  • Promote agriculture among young people
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A clearer pathway through mentorship

It started early this year with pre-summit webinars that I was connected to a dynamic network of young professionals in Agriculture from across Africa. Meeting YPARD staff and fellow YAW2017 delegates online was very exciting and I was fortunate to not have missed any webinar. From my point of view, it was that time that I got prepared for the summit and I... More

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Improving the potatoes and banana value chains

As one of the outcome of the 2017 Young African Works Summit, there was creation of groups of peers from the same country to participate in a long-term cluster coaching sessions together. The YAW2017 Rwanda cluster led by Pacifique Nshimiyimana the founder of Real Green Gold and Clarisse Murekatete co-founder of Carl Group initiated the Farming & Agri-food Systems Connekt. The... More

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  • Rwanda
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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The need for holistic youth mobilization in agricultural transformation

On February 2017, forty seven African youth attended the MasterCard Foundation’s Young Africa Works Summit (YAW2017) in Kigali, Rwanda. Fourteen of those youth delegates were selected to receive 12 months of mentoring from senior delegates attending the Summit. Over the last three months, these youth mentees have started forming relationships with their mentors who will support and challenge them during this... More

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Mentorship and the life of an agripreneur

As with all Summits and events, they come and go. But, The MasterCard Foundation Young Africa Works Summit (YAW 2017) was an exceptional one. We sat down with Pacifique Nshimiyimana, one of the youth delegates to get a feel of how the conference was in general and in particular the Young Africa Works Pre Summit workshop session run by YPARD. Enjoy... More

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  • Promote agriculture among young people
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YPARD at YAW 2017: Feel the energy

My expectations are high after the Young Professionals in Agricultural Development (YPARD)’s meeting at the Young Africa Works Summit (YAW) 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. I was  privileged to be among the youth selected to participate in the Young Africa Works Summit 2017  as a youth delegate. I got a chance to partake in a series of capacity building activities as we... More

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