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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

  • #IamAg! Meet Ivan, an Agronomist from Serbia

    My advice to be successful in an agricultural career is to not only focus on passing the exams and finishing all your tasks. Tomorrow you will be the one who will feed the people and you must know how to produce healthy food. Your worth will only be equal to what you know.
  • #IamAg! Meet David Michael, Agricultural Engineer from Nigeria

    If you are looking for a job that gives you real job satisfaction, inner peace and a relationship with nature then I invite you to study agriculture. Agriculture is a noble profession because it was man’s first occupation and remains critical to the survival of mankind.
  • #IamAg! Meet Rossmery, Animal Scientist from Peru

    I think the reason more young people aren’t interested in an agricultural career is the lack of promotion. Agriculture has been left behind. In my country, every year universities are offering more office type careers, so young people are pursuing those. It is down to us, those that work in farming, to share our experience and tell how much we love to work in agriculture.
  • The Journey on the Farm: My #IamAg Theory of Evolution

    Today, I am agricultural economist, an agricultural extension officer and an agricultural communicator not only for YPARD Nigeria but for agriculture.You too can choose your agricultural path and become the best and that could turn out to be an inspiration for someone out there.
  • Thoughts on upscaling sustainable agriculture based on experiences in rural Peru

    Focusing on young farmers, and young people in general be it professionals in agriculture and consumers in rural areas, is key in all of this. They are more open to adopting more sustainable, or just different practices and comprise a large share of the local populationAnd it’s them that will be hit hardest by the consequences of unsustainable practices.
  • What is it like being a young agricultural professional in the 21st century?

    In the end, what truly matters is the love for agriculture that drives young people to grow their own food and maintain continuous production in spite of financial difficulties and initial obstacles. I would therefore like to see this generation as the one that changed the reality of agriculture for better, one garden at a time.
  • YPARD: The Youth Platform That Changed My Professional Career

    I am very glad to be part of the first ten years of YPARD. I am one of the thousands of youths who have benefited from YPARD’s work, activities, and information. Without a doubt, I will always be grateful for their help in shaping my present.
  • Growing Up on a Farm and the Rural Experience

    Growing up on the farm, in the rural area, provides a unique life experience. You learn many life skills and lessons. It can be exciting but there are times that it can be challenging as well. “I didn't think much of these rural experiences at the time, but I have begun to appreciate them lately in my work and life. Anytime I step on the farm, I become like a child again”
  • YPARD Helped Transform my Image of what Agriculture is all about!

    Many countries have stressed that many youth are no longer interested in agriculture. Yes, this was me at first; but now because of the work of YPARD, you can interact with thousands of young, bright innovative minds who have plans to transform the image of agriculture.