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SLU’s DeVilag Team Kicks Off its Training Programme

This is article was jointly written by Assem A. Hatab and  Ebba Engström. Egypt's food and agricultural systems are increasingly facing serious environmental and socioeconomic challenges, which raise major concerns for sustainable development. Building more sustainable agricultural systems, which account for climate change developments and which can feed a growing population, has thus, gained increasing relevance to policy and policy practice in... More

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  • Egypt
  • Access to resources and capacity building
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Rapid urbanization and food security in Egypt

Urbanization together with associated demographic and environmental changes are posing unprecedented challenges related to hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition in developing countries. Due to factors such as rural-urban migration, climate change, natural resource scarcity and livelihood insecurities, the urban population worldwide continues to increase rapidly. Global projections reveal that the pace of urbanization will further accelerate in the coming decades and... More

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  • Egypt
  • Creating opportunities for policy debate
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YPARD Egypt participates in AARINENA and GFAR workshop

On the 10th and 11th December 2017, YPARD-Egypt participated in a workshop co-organized by the Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East & North Africa (AARINENA) and the Global Forum for Agricultural Research (GFAR) in Hammamet, Tunisia, under the theme “Transforming AARINENA’s Capacity as a Multi-Stakeholder Futuristic Regional Forum for Research and Innovation for Development Tunisia”.  The workshop brought... More

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  • Egypt
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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Rural women and decent work in Egypt

and Amira Mahmoud. On April 11th and 12th, YPARD Egypt participated in a stakeholder validation workshop on rural women and decent employment in Egypt which was jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN-FAO) and International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). The workshop is part of ICARDA and FAO’s joint efforts to... More

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  • Egypt
  • Creating opportunities for policy debate
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Second Preparatory Meeting for the 2015 Global Congress - How to integrate agricultural communities in the Mediterranean region

Under the theme "No more left behind: rural communities in times of transitions", the Foundation for South-North Mediterranean Dialogue in association with the Global Forum of Agricultural Research (GFAR) and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina organized the Second Preparatory Meeting for the 2015 Global Congress during the period November 8-9, 2014 in Alexandria, Egypt. Soliman Ayash and Yasmeen Sobhy, Egypt-based members of YPARD, were... More

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  • Egypt
  • Creating opportunities for policy debate
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Youth in Agriculture & Rural Development in Egypt - YPARD Perspective

On October the 7th 2014, YPARD Egypt in collaboration with the Foundation of Sinai Youth for Development and Human Rights organized a workshop at the headquarters of the Foundation in Al-Arish city, North Sinai, Egypt. The meeting had the participation of a total of 26 young people (14 women and 12 men) from North and South Sinai provinces. The attendees consisted... More

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  • Egypt
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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Breaking the Youth-Unemployment-Violence link in the Sinai Region of Egypt through Agriculture

The Egyptian Peninsula of Sinai is a strategically significant triangle bounded by the Mediterranean to its north, Gaza and Israel to its east, and the Suez Canal to its west. Through the Suez Canal, Sinai serves a land bridge connecting Africa and Asia. Moreover, some 8% of global trade transits through the Suez Canal, including 3 percent of global oil supplies.... More

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  • Egypt
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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Invitation to collaborate in the "Prospective Study on Tertiary Agricultural Education (TAE) in Africa

Dear Ypardians, TEAM-Africa is conducting a development study titled “Prospective Study on Tertiary Agricultural Education (TAE) in Africa“. The objective of this study is to identify and analyze, with a medium-long term perspective as well as a continental based focus, the changes that are expected in the agri-food sector and their likely impacts on the development of TAE in Africa. Obtained under... More

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  • Promote agriculture among young people
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