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April 2015 issue
All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.
To celebrate International Women’s Day we are profiling young entrepreneur Tshepiso Marumo, from Botswana, who has been keeping bees and producing honey based products since 2007. We find out about the challenges she has faced to get her business off the ground, and the tips she has for aspiring agriculture entrepreneurs.
Better than any “who we are”- page, this 2 minute video brings you the big picture of this international movement working to ensure the youth involvement and the development of a sustainable and food secure world.
In preparation for the World Water Day 2015, YPARD launched on the 17th of February, 2015 the Youth-in-Ag Selfie Twitter Contest – 2015 World Water Day to engage the youth in this key event.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture is advertised by the organisers as the world's award winning sustianable agriculture event'. There were indeed many innovative and interesting products on display, from vertical farming to glasses that enable farmers to see problems with their crops.
Looking for stakeholders to collaborate on activities to promote the engagement of young people in agriculture - YPARD Zambia
YPARD in Zambia is undertaking activities aimed at creating interest in and commitment to agricultural development among the youth, through information exchange, dialogue, networking and mentorship. The activity is about promoting agriculture among young people.
Looking for successful young farmers and young professionals in agriculture as Role Models - YPARD Zambia
Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) in Zambia is undertaking activities aimed at creating interest in and commitment to agricultural development among the youth, through information exchange, dialogue, networking and mentorship.
We are delighted to welcome our very first YPARD Country representative for Togo: Germaine Gbete. Germaine is a 32 year-old agro-economist with a master degree in Agricultural Economics, Food Process and Environment.
We are delighted to welcome our very first YPARD Country representative for Italy: Virginia Cravero. Virginia is a Biologist specialized in bio-technology and agrifood, as well as in the development of traditional and local food products. She is passionate about food and all issues related to it.
Drought-like situations in the Tharparker Region of Pakistan affected 1.5 million people living in over 22,000 square kilometres. The reported number of deaths in 2014 was 470. Unfortunately, the number of the children who died in the villages and private clinics couldn't be reported.
Think Landscapes – Think Youth? Learn how and why the two go together, and catch a glimpse of what youth leaders plan for 2015 in this short video.
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