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Tilapia fish Production in a Floating Cage in the DRC: A new opportunity for YPARD

By: Erick NUNDA, Technical Advisor and Certified Knowledge Manager for Sustainable Development. Agriculture in Africa has a massive social and economic footprint to improve livelihoods and grow the economy. Agriculture holds enormous potential for jobs creation among Africa's burgeoning young population and consequently transforming the continent's... More

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Announcing our E-competition Winners - 2021 Edition!

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and helped make it a success! And a special congratulations To Cornelius Joojo Cobbina, Gold Julian Omolola, Sheriff Noi, Safiyya Kassim and Nimeshkumar Jitendra Gorani , the five selected winners of the YPARD/AGRINATURA/Agrisciences share e-Competition entitled 'share your... More
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Small-Scale Biogas Plants in Vietnam: How are They Affected by Policy Issues?

Blog post by: Sheriff Noi This blog post emerged as one of the five winners of the YPARD/AGRINATURA/AgriSciences Platform E-Competition: SHARE YOUR STORY! for the MSc and BSc Category. The competition which was tagged your Research your Story! aimed to help students have a better sense of ownership of their research and to communicate the most... More
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Advancing Youth for the Truth

Blogpost by: Nimeshkumar Jitendra Gorani This blog post emerged as one of the five winners of the YPARD/AGRINATURA/AgriSciences Platform E-Competition: SHARE YOUR STORY! for the MSc and BSc Category. The competition which was tagged your Research your Story! aimed to help students have a better sense of ownership of their research and to commu... More
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Cashew, Farmers, and the Value Chain System- My Research Story thus far

Blog post by: GOLD JULIANA OMOLOLA This blog post emerged as one of the five winners of the YPARD/AGRINATURA/AgriSciences Platform E-Competition: SHARE YOUR STORY! for the MSc and BSc Category. The competition which was tagged your Research your Story! aimed to help students have a better sense of ownership of their research and to communicate... More
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Rescued from the Pits of Despair

Blog post by: Safiyya Kassim This blog post emerged as one of the five winners of the YPARD/AGRINATURA/AgriSciences Platform E-Competition: SHARE YOUR STORY! for the MSc and BSc Category. The competition which was tagged your Research your Story! aimed to help students have a better sense of ownership of their research and to communicate the m... More
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The Silent World Changers

Blogpost by: Cornelius Joojo Cobbina This blog post emerged as one of the five winners of the YPARD/AGRINATURA/AgriSciences Platform E-Competition: SHARE YOUR STORY! for the MSc and BSc Category. The competition which was tagged your Research your Story! aimed to help students have a better sense of ownership of their research and to communica... More
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#WorldSoilDay: Soils under Threat

This article was originally published on MyRepublica, which is an English medium daily news site in Nepal. Our YPARD Asia and Pacific, communications focal point, Dinesh Panday, PhD wrote this blog to highlight the importance of soils and how soil is important to smallholder farmers in Nepal. The World Soil Day (#WorldSoilDay) is held annually on 5... More
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From the director's desk

By: Genna Tesdall, YPARD Director Dear YPARD members and partners, What a year for YPARD and our fellow persons. Many of us have survived natural disasters, political unrest, and lost loved ones to the pandemic. It's been a no less eventful year on the global stage of food and agriculture. Food security, environmental protection and restoration, hu... More
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Successfully Completed: The IV Rural School for Young People in Peru

 The IV Rural School for Young People in Peru successfully took place this year between the months of May and August. This initiative aimed to provide its participants with knowledge on designing rural-agricultural projects that promote a more just, inclusive and sustainable food system. The IV Rural School for Young People, as well as the pre... More
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Welcoming YPARD's digital communications officer: Valentina Martínez-Salazar

We are thrilled to announce to the YPARD community that we have a new staff member! Valentina Martínez-Salazar is the new digital communications officer for YPARD GCU. Valentina was onboarding over a week ago and has already been proven to be an integral part of the team.  Valentina Martínez-Salazar is a Colombian Biologist graduated from Univ... More
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Want youth to transform the food system? Let's talk finance.

This month, Glindys Virginia Luciano, YPARD Network Engagement Coordinator and Genna Tesdall, YPARD Director, were invited to write a guest blog post at GFAR, as part of their Partner's in Action campaign. We thank our partner GFAR for giving YPARD the opportunity to share our thoughts as youth.  In the last several years, dialogue around... More
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From the director's desk

By: Genna Tesdall, YPARD Director Dear YPARD, The first five months in office have flown by. I already feel YPARD has been my home for much longer than these few short months. My heart is still with all of you who are experiencing challenges due to COVID-19, but also countless other natural and political disasters which are sweeping the w... More
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Why Virtual Coffee Chats? Behind the idea with YPARD Belgium's Country Representative, Michael Ruggeri.

By: Michael Ruggeri, YPARD Belgium Country Representative Being part of YPARD means being part of a community spanning across continents and countries with very different needs and plans when it comes to agriculture and rural development. Still, what brings all YPARDians together is their willingness to do more by learning from their peers, sh... More
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