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Welcoming YPARD Kenya Representative: Phidel Hazel Arunga

YPARD is delighted to welcome Phidel Hazel Arunga as the Country Representative of YPARD Kenya. Phidel is a graduate with a master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Bachelor in Environmental Planning and Management from the University of Eldoret. Phidel’s application stood out from the several applications submitted to the call for... More
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Our Annual Report for 2018 is out!

At YPARD, we are proud to look back at the successes and exciting initiatives of the network. 2018 was a strategic year at YPARD that saw a lot of changes to the network’s strategic orientation with particular reference to the strategic planning meeting. These top achievements include; We welcomed 14 new team members to the YPARD team including twelve new country... More
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YPARD Tanzania: Call for Country Representative

After a successful end of term for the Tanzania representative, Juma Bruno Ngomuo, YPARD is looking for a passionate and dedicated young professional to take up the position of YPARD representative in Tanzania. To meet its goals, YPARD works with young professionals on a regional, national or local level to undertake activities at a more geographically appropriate level. YPARD is looking... More
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Shining the YPARD light at the FAO conference Youth side event

On the sidelines of the annual FAO Conference,41st session a youth event dubbed Real Action on Youth – Driving the Future of Agriculture was organized.   The event, sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands, aimed at giving the attendees a clear understanding of what policy actions are needed on Youth, as well as ideas of ways in which a Youth Council could be... More
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Leveraging global experiences for Africa’s agricultural development

In a globalized world, international mobility is a commonplace.  We travel and sojourn in foreign lands for trade, leisure or pleasure and other forms of experiences that “more and varieties” can afford us. For youth, in particular, we travel also for educational reasons.  What we learn and experience in this process change us in many different ways.  For African youth taking... More
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Welcoming a new YPARD Steering Committee member: Sebastian Pedraza Paez

We are delighted to welcome a new steering committee member: Sebastian Pedraza Paez.  Sebastian is a Colombian youth leader who has relevant experience in rural youth issues. He is a graduate with an Associate Degree in ICT from SENA and currently finishing an Associate Degree in Music Production from  Latin American professional audio foundation Center. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in... More
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Welcoming a new YPARD Steering Committee member: Lako Mbouendeu Stephane

We are delighted to welcome a new steering committee member: Lako Mbouendeu Stephane. Stephane is a graduate with a Master’s degree in Water Resource Management and a Master of Engineering in Agronomy (specialized in Rural Engineering) from the University of Dschang, Cameroon. He is currently pursuing a PhD on Integrated Wetlands management under climate and urban pressure. Stephane has been working as Head of... More
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Welcoming YPARD Brazil country representative: Marina Demaria Venâncio

we are delighted to welcome Marina Demaria Venâncio as the new Country Representative for Brazil! Marina is currently doing her Ph.D. in ecological and human rights at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Florianópolis, Brazil). She holds a master’s degree in environmental law and a bachelor’s degree in law from the same university and has attended courses and programs on topics... More
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Welcoming YPARD Azerbaijan country representative: Parviz Yusifov

We are delighted to welcome the new YPARD Azerbaijan country representative Parviz Yusifov. Parviz received his high school education in Lekchiplaq village, in Goycay. As a newly independent state, the strategy of Azerbaijan was to develop the oil and gas sector to receive fast revenues, but it resulted in disregard towards agriculture and the environment. It was the driving factor for Parviz to... More
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Welcoming a new YPARD Steering Committee member: Keron Bascombe

We are delighted to welcome the incoming YPARD steering committee member: Keron Bascombe.  Keron is the creator of Tech4Agri and holds a Bachelor in Agribusiness from the University of the West Indies. Keron created Tech4Agri in 2011 as a blog which featured stories in tech, innovation and success in Caribbean agriculture & other parts of the world.  This went on to... More
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Driving the food agenda: partnerships for a common goal

To enable young professionals as key influencers that drive sustainable food systems is a key role of YPARD as a global youth network. For this reason, YPARD interacts with different organizations that drive sustainable food agenda through their works.  The Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) and the European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Development (Agrinatura) are two of YPARD’s partner that fall... More
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Welcoming the Communication Focal Person for YPARD Rwanda

Habimana Jean Claude is a science communicator with over six years of experiences in agricultural communication. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from the University of Rwanda. He was born and raised in Rwanda. At present, Jean Claude is a Cornel Alliance Global Leadership Fellow 2019 and he is looking forward to continuing his study in Masters in Agricultural Communications... More
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YPARD representation at the Rome Based Agencies Youth Council

One of the key areas of focus for YPARD is to allow the diverse representation of young professionals in key leadership positions. In following the same model, YPARD Global Coordination Unit nominated Jim Cano, represent YPARD in the newly formed Youth Council among the Rome Based Agencies. The idea of the Rome Based Agencies youth council was announced by Ambassador Hans... More
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Highlights of the third global nutrition symposium 2019

Improving the livestock system is one of the ongoing global issues all around the world.  It serves as a mandatory subject in uplifting the economic standard of the country. It is imperative to bring livestock production to sustained development roads to extend our reach for improving human nutrition, health and incomes. There’s a need to intensify smallholders livestock systems with the... More
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YPARD representation at the TAP Capacity Development Expert Group

In a bid to ensure diverse representation of young people in various executive meetings and committees, the Global Coordination Unit has nominated Flor as the YPARD representative in the Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) the Capacity Development expert group. But I guess you are thinking, what is TAP CD Expert group? TAP Capacity Development Group Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) is a coalition... More
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Asia Open Access 2019: A platform for open data

Asia Open Access Dhaka 2019, was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 6-7, hosted by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) in association with Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR). In the conference, six technical sessions and one concluding and recommendation session were included. During the two-day program, a special seminar and workshop on open access and open science, open education: focus on... More
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Malawi must harness the innovative minds of its youth for a climate smart future: Blessings Likagwa

Blessings Likagwa has a passion for farming. The 29-year-old farmer from Kasungu, Malawi was recently recognized by the 2019 MAIZE Youth Innovators Awards – Africa for his work using data from drones to implement climate smart improvements on his maize farm, and inspiring other local farmers to do the same. Blessings is the first ever winner in the “farmer” category of the awards.... More
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YPARD Serbia media highlight – spreading the news

For a year now, YPARD Serbia has been trying to promote its achievements through web and TV media. That led us to many partnerships and support by young farmers and associations. By the end of April, we got a call from “eKapija” reporter, a very followed web portal in Serbia, to have an interview about YPARD Serbia and young farmers in... More
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Make our planet treed again! - Report on the Agroforestry2019 Congress

I (Monika Varga, YPARD Hungary country representative) had a chance to participate at the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry, organized in Montpellier, France, between May 20-22, 2019. This is a short report and an introduction to the main messages of the conference. In line with the slogan of the Congress (“Make our planet treed again!”), the dedicated aims were to spread... More
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Welcoming the Communication Focal Person for YPARD Nigeria: Nelson Owoicho

Nelson Owoicho is a university graduate born and raised in Nigeria. He is a strategic communication and multimedia professional with years of cross-sectoral experience cutting across communication, agricultural development, social development, education, youth engagement and advocacy. He is currently enrolled with the International Institute of Journalism, Nigeria for a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism. Nelson holds a certificate in social sector... More
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