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Web and Technical Learning Bootcamp ends in a hopeful note

 A training workshop on ‘Web and Technical Learning Bootcamp’ was held at National Maize Research Program in Rampur, Chitwan from September 25-27. It was organized by US Embassy Youth Council in collaboration with Agri Youth Nepal(AYN), a group of enthusiastic students from Agriculture and Forestry University who are attempting to bring together three elements; youth, ICT and agriculture while at the... More

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Farming and Rural Youth at Cross-roads

I believe that I am NEVER too young to start anything that strikes my mind at the first place. Do you believe so? Visionary sustainable agricultural leadership We all know where the sustainability of agriculture lies?  It’s clear that productivity of conventional agriculture won’t sustain. The resource saving agricultural system meeting the growing food demand ensuring nutritional and environmental safety with... More

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Open Blog Contest for Nepalese Citizens: "ICTs in Nepalese Agriculture"

AgriYouthNepal announced open blog article contest on topic “ICTs in Nepalese Agriculture” for Nepalese citizens. Today, in Nepal, wireless network connection is available in every district and thanks to globalization, smartphones and internet connection has started being common among the Nepalese farmers too. Realizing the importance of ICT in agriculture, some innovative minds in Nepal have already started exploiting this technological boon... More

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Attending #TOCS2014 – A dream come true

Technical Online Communicators, IT professionals of different CGIAR centers and its partners organizations along with external experts on different web related matters participated in a five day workshop from the 15th to the 19th of September, 2014 at Bioversity International´s centre in Maccarese, Italy. Technical Online Communicators (TOCs) is a community of practice comprising webmasters, web developers and social media coordinators... More

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  • Access to resources and capacity building
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Marking IYFF14 campaign through Photography

On the occasion of the World International Youth Day and the celebration of the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF14), YPARD Nepal launched at a national level the “Family farming photo contest.” Besides this, an offline program was conducted in the Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Rampur, Chitwan. The motive of the program was none other than to mark the importance of family... More

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YPARD Nepal Mushroom Farming Project Story

Mushroom farming is one of the immense potential crops which could trigger youth generation towards its production. High valued crop in terms of both food and medicine with low cost production technology cannot only attract the youth but also smallholder farmers to get high return within short time interval. Agroclimatic variation in Nepal is a boon for the mushroom farming, as... More

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Mushroom farming: Source to attract youth and upheaval the economic condition of smallholder farmers

Nepal is predominantly an agricultural country on which 65.3% population depend for their livelihood. The agricultural system in Nepal is still traditional, where people mostly produce food crops which are of subsistence nature and very less amount of high value crops. Although youth accounts for more than 40% of the population many youth are attracted towards foreign jobs which create a limitation for... More

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Capacity Building training on Climate Change, Carbon Financing and REDD/REDD+ issues

[Photo credit: Naresh Kusi] Capacity Building training on Climate Change, Carbon Financing and REDD/REDD+ was organized in National Legume Research Center (NLRC), Rampur, Chitwan by Youth Alliance in Environment (YAE) with support of Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) from December 1 to December 4, 2013.  With the slogan, nurturing Green Minds, YAE (established in... More

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  • Access to resources and capacity building
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What I learned from Organic Farm visit

Few weeks ago, we students of Agriculture and Forestry University (agriculture faculty) had a visit to an Organic Farm located in nearby village. We met Chandra Parsad Adhakari, an innovative organic farmer who has more than 15 years experience in this field. Farmers establish local innovative organization having more than 125 members and they organize different training and programme like indigenous... More

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  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Reviewing agricultural context of Nepal

A subsistence oriented agrarian economy is predominant in Nepal. 65.8% of total population is engaged in agriculture in which 60.2%are male and 72.8% are female. Because of the diversified climatic condition Nepal has got high potentiality of producing major cereal crops, legumes, fruits and vegetables. Climatic condition of Nepal is subtropical to temperate and annual rainfall is about 2000mm (east), 1000mm... More

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