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YPARD Netherlands agri(re)solutions - starting 2018 with the right foot

As every January, resolutions for the New Year storm in our brain as we try to prioritize efforts, plans, and ambitions. With this in mind, YPARD Netherlands’ working team could not help but wonder. What about the young professionals in agriculture? What are they up to? What are their and our needs and objectives for 2018? In other words, what are... More

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Food for thought and networking at YPARD Netherlands meet and greet

As a Ph.D. student working on the topic of youth in agribusiness in Africa, I am ever eager to meet more professionals and passionate people moved by the same themes of my research. So on a rainy day in November I made it to KIT’s monumental building in East Amsterdam for the ‘Youth in agriculture meet & greet’, an event organized... More

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Youth Agripreneurship – a promised land for rural development?

Agriculture married business some decades ago, but still the private sector has not made its promise true: the commercialization of agriculture didn’t bring along the long awaited rural development. As we speak, still three-quarters of the poor in developing countries live in rural areas, and thus ensuring better futures for the rural poor means being on the good way towards defeating... More

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