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2020 – The year of same goals but different approach

The last two years were very substantial for YPARD Serbia! We put our feet on the ground, we spread the word on who we are and what we do and we made some friends and partners along the way. We are very proud of our position now and with the position of young farmers in Serbia. The number of young farmers... More

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  • Serbia
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YPARD Serbia- Becoming a source of information for young Serbian farmers!

At the beginning of March 2019, YPARD Serbia with the support from YPARD Europe has launched a new web site “Mladi u agraru/Youth in agriculture” with the aim of providing information on young farmers in Serbia, challenges they face, news about young farmers in the country, subsidies, stories about their production, how they face climate change, growing organic food, ecology. This... More

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  • Serbia
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Institutionalization of YPARD Serbia through partnership with Youth for Impact

After YPARD Serbia’s participation at the event “Together for the better support for young farmers” last December 2018, organized by YPARD Serbia's partners (Divac Foundation), the country chapter created a connection with the association Youth for Impact Itana Miljani?. Since this association has a similar mission as YPARD Serbia and projects that includes young farmers and young professionals in agriculture, I... More

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  • Serbia
  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Making an agricultural living – YPARD Serbia with Topli?ki izvor

After a few YPARD Serbia media appearances, we got invited to be one of the presenters at the conference “Youth in agriculture: potential and challenges” organized by the association “Topli?ki izvor” in Kuršumlija (South Serbia) on 21st December 2018. This very young association gathered and decided to create something good for their city and young community in Kuršumlija. There is a... More

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  • Serbia
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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Making an impact – supporting young farmers

YPARD Serbia participated at the event “together for the better support for young farmers” on 18th December in Belgrade, Serbia and got a chance to ask questions and interact face to face with relevant government institutions. First of all, this event that YPARD Serbia’s partner Divac Foundation organized, was pretty much the first one that was dedicated to help tackle young... More

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  • Serbia
  • Creating opportunities for policy debate
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YPARD Serbia: Exploring the views – organic farmers

One of YPARD Serbia’s mission is to strive and connect young farmers and students in agriculture, facing problems and trying to find a feasible solution. After many interviews with young professionals in agriculture, there was one highlighted challenge as the most important – market access. YPARD Serbia is contributing to solving this problem step by step. The first action was connecting... More

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  • Serbia
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Youth for youth with IAAS Novi Sad and YPARD Serbia

YPARD Serbia has opened one more chapter! This time we made a partnership with IAAS Serbia (section in Novi Sad, north Serbia). This old but at the same time young organization exists in Serbia over many years and it deals with creating familiarity between students agricultural and similar sciences from all around the world, increasing the level of understanding between them,... More

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  • Serbia
  • Access to resources and capacity building
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YPARD Serbia - Creating market space for young farmers through partnership

YPARD Serbia has extended its list of partnerships by creating collaboration with the association “Probaj doma?e” (Try homemade products) which promotes agricultural and traditional products and homemade drinks and food. They also give support to small scale producers, helping to make and easier way into the market by representing their products in all sorts of fairs and manifestations. Recognizing that we... More

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  • Serbia
  • Access to resources and capacity building
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YPARD Serbia: Creating partnerships to better the position of young farmers

In early August 2018,  the biggest humanitarian foundation in Serbia “Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation” and I as the Serbian country representative for YPARD established cooperation. This partnership is in line with YPARD Serbia’s mission to improve young farmer’s position in the country.  Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation has recognized the meaning of young people in agriculture and in 2017 has... More

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  • Serbia
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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YPARD Serbia: Enhancing visibility through web media

After our recent TV interview and first appearance in the national media, YPARD Serbia continues to boost outreach and visibility as one of her goals. This time, on  June 27th the website Argoklub published an article on YPARD Serbia. As the YPARD Serbia representative and agricultural journalist working for this website, I suggested my editor that one of my June texts should... More

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  • Serbia
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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YPARD Serbia goes viral!

YPARD Serbia finally got to be one of the important topics in the media. With this media outcome and the next which is yet to come, I strongly believe that young farmers will hear YPARD’s message and decide to be part of our team. On June 16th I was one of the guests on the Agro TV in the show “Naše... More

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  • Serbia
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Propelling the voice of youth - Young farmers in Serbia and EU

As the new YPARD Serbia country representative in exploring potentials for partnerships with associations and organizations with similar cause as YPARD’s; making better standing for young farmers, I attended the third International conference on “Young farmers in Serbia and EU” organized by the Serbian association of young farmers. At the conference Jannes Maes, presidents of the Serbian, Czech, Hungarian and Croatian... More

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  • Serbia
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Youth in agriculture: The Serbian story

We all know that young people can bring so much to agriculture with hard work, knowledge and innovation. Young farmers help agriculture directly, but, did you know there are so many ways the youth can help to create better local food production indirectly? Many young people are considering farming as their future working place, however, some of them lack the know-how about... More

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  • Serbia
  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Finding resources to start your agricultural production

To start agricultural production you need to have available resources: land, machines, equipment, seeds….For one who doesn't  have any starting point, like inheriting our parent's farm,  to begin agricultural production can be very difficult. Despite that, youth unemployment in rural as well as in urban areas is growing. Many young people are moving from villages to cities and those who stay... More

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  • Serbia
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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Young farmers: How they farm in Serbia?

Young farmers’ problems seem to be pretty much the same in every part of the world: market, land, financing, information about production techniques and their contributions to agriculture exactly the same: making food producing sustainable, natural environmental safer and agriculture modern and easy. In Serbia, many young farmers start their own agricultural production without any help from government, associations or others.... More

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  • Serbia
  • Sharing Information and connecting people
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