Mirjana Ribic is an Agricultural engineer of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development by the University in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Currently, she is doing her second year in a master in Rural Development and running a project supported by USAID and GEA - Center for Research and Studies on Serbian garlic´s production.
Giramahoro Guy Fleury is a 20 year-old Burundian that is in his first year of Business Administration at l’Université Lumière de Bujumbura. Besides this, he is currently driving a small project of goat farming.
Jordan Medeiros was borned in the countryside of Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil, in a city called Acari. He has an Agricultural Technician degree with the Escola Agrícola of Jundiaí – UFRN (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte) and he is currently studying Pharmacy at the same institution.
Madan Poudel studies at the Agriculture and Forestry University in Nepal. He has done a traineeship at YPARD during 7 months as a Web4Knowledge Intern and is a very active member within YPARD Nepal. He has participated to carry out different activities like the "Mushroom farming" project and to develop initiatives like the "AgriYouthNepal" network.
I was born in 1979 in the city of Carazinho, located in an agricultural region in the southern of Brazil. Although my parents did not have any direct link with agriculture, grain farms have always been part of my daily life during childhood and youth, as well as agricultural events that aroused in me a great interest in machinery and equipment related to agriculture.
It’s an untold story how I recovered the current Godstat Farm in Nakasongola district. In 2010 when I graduated, there were only four malnourished cattle to begin with. I leased out the land for re-development. Within one year the four cattle became ten cows which then set ground for the parent stock for Godstat Farm: a mixed beef and dairy farm located in the heart of the country...