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The AgriTech project: YPARD Armenia global café

“Nation in Action started active involvement in Armenian AgriTech Sector since 2019”, says Hovhannes Yeritsyan, the founder of the project at the YPARD Global Café Yerevan, on November 29, 2020. More than 25 young professionals gathered to learn and share practice on the development of environmentally friendly and modern agriculture, on stable income and financial security.

Nation in Action is a non-formal educational, entrepreneurship and professional development platform for the youth aimed to support its stakeholders and become a change agent on the national and local economic levels.

Nation in Action started active work in Armenia and jointly with ANAU, ICARE Foundation and UNDP Impact Aim accelerator launched the first Armenian AgriTech Incubator which was a big success.

The initiative is aimed to bring to society the benefits of knowledge transfer, development of non-formal education, promotion of youth entrepreneurship, improvement of skills and capacity which will activate public-private cooperation. Moreover, this new initiative may create inclusive and developed community, decrease labor migration, develop new internship mechanisms and increase social responsibility of the private sector.

Since 2019 over 25 AgriTech projects have been incubated and accelerated from around 8 countries.

“Soon Into the agro platform” will be launched, which will act as a one window solution for the Agro Sector of Armenia.

In the end, some beneficiaries were interested in collaboration on web program developments for their agriculture taking into consideration the current healthcare situation.

Picture credit: YPARD Armenia