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Why are women so important to agriculture?

Education is the key to a successful society; If you educate a woman, you have an educated society. Imagine a planet where farmers, particularly the rural African women, learn, know how to and produce highly nutritious food. This would considerably bring positive impacts on health, nutrition and additionally increase farmer’s income. Women play a significant role in society, in food security;... More
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E-forum: Possible YouthInAg dynamics post COVID-19

On 21st of May 2020, YPARD Philippines hosted an E-Forum with the same title promoted on social media with the hashtag - #YouthInAgPostCOVID. This was organized in partnership with Dream Agritech Consultancy Services, and co-presented by YPARD Global and WhyFarm. The YPARD Steering Committee Chair, Marina Cherbonnier and the YPARD Director, Yemi Adeyeye alongside Alpha Sennon of WhyFarm served as guest... More
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Regional symposium to scale up nutrition integration in agricultural extension

In 2016, I got to know about the Integrating Gender and Nutrition in Agriculture Extension (INGENAES) through the workshop: Organizational Capacity Building Training for INGEAES partner NGOs which was held on 18th-21st July 2016 at the Shangri-la Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal. Attending this event opened YPARD Nepal’s door to support its initiative for developing a strong network among the NGOs working in... More
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Welcoming YPARD Brazil representative: Gustavo Togeiro de Alckmin

We are delighted to welcome our new YPARD Country representative for Brazil: Gustavo Togeiro de Alckmin. Gustavo studied Agriculture at the College of Agriculture “Luiz de Queiroz” of the University of São Paulo and holds a Msc. on Agricultural Systems for Local Development from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the University of Montpellier SupAgro. Coming from a long family line... More
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TechCon 2014: Mobilizing the Energy of a New Generation of Innovators

Several young professionals, students, and technical experts from many sectors and University Labs across the U.S. and overseas came together during the first week of November to collectively share new insights into solving some of the greatest development challenges facing society. TechCon2014 was setup by the United States Agency For International Development (USAID) as part of the Higher Education Solutions Network... More
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New Resources on: Climate Smart Agriculture | Smallholder Value Chains | Youth in Action

Centre for Sustainable Development's special June Newsletter on the Best New Resources for Adaptation, Resilience and Sustainability presents best international resources on climate change, climate smart agriculture, smallholder value chains, health and water. Centre for Sustainable Development encounters so many excellent nonprofit, climate change, DRR and development  resources that we periodically compile them in a special issue newsletter. Access and download these resources. June... More
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Role of Youth for A Cleaner and Greener Environment

As we saw in the past, there are many more rules, laws, conventions are made for protecting the environment but there is no effective implementation . For this implementation youth play a vital role. Young people constitute a large part of the world’s population and young people will have to live longer with the consequences of current environmental decisions than will... More
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