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YPARD LAC presente en el Taller de consulta regional para América Latina

Alianza de la red YPARD LAC con la Unión Europea, una nueva oportunidad para trabajar por el desarrollo de América Latina Participar activamente en eventos que posibiliten y propendan por un rol más activo y decisivo por parte de los jóvenes en el desarrollo de América Latina (AL), es uno de los objetivos clave de YPARD LAC en este 2011. De... More

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Access to information at the door steps; the story of Nteletsa 2 Telecentres in Botswana

Introduction: The blog is a collection in a series which are part of the Study Tour which Zambia Telecentre Network selected team of Four undertook to Botswana in August,2011,with support from Southern Africa Telecentre Network to learn and exchange the use of ICTs in the country and its connection to livestock and agriclture. Nteletsa is a Tseswana word that means ‘call... More

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Preparing the workshop on “Young scientist for Agricultural Development in Vietnam”, 16 September 2011

For increasing and confident the relationship in study and research of young scientists, the Research institute for Biotechnology and Environment belonging to Nong Lam University is organizing a workshop on “Young scientist for Agricultural Development in Vietnam” on 16 September, 2011 in association with Young Professional Platform for Agricultural Research for Development (YPARD). The workshop program will include research and keynote,... More

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Way forward: working with committed youth in Central Asia and the Caucasus, in agricultural research for development

CACAARI Regional Brainstorming meeting Tashkent, Uzbekistan, November 29-30, 2011 YPARD attended the Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (CACAARI) meeting to discuss further engagement of youth in the region and particularly within CACAARI’s regional plan.   The CACAARI region covers the countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Representatives of these regions were eager... More

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Share Fair: Youth and agknowledge

The YPARD Coordinator was invited by Steering Committee member Nadia Manning to co-facilitate a session on youth and agriculture knowledge at the Share Fair in Addis Ababa.  The fair provided a good networking platform and a chance to improve YPARD’s knowledge sharing activities. Two agricultural magazines are planning issues targeted towards youth in the new year, the New Agriculturalist and Farming... More

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YPARD at ARIMNet

Coordination of the Agricultural Research in the Meditérranean Area, ARIMNet, aims to contribute in ensuring that the capacity of the youth in the Mediterranean is improved, so that they have the experience to become agricultural innovators and maintain and propel the agricultural sector forward.  This is exactly what we are promoting at YPARD. An e-discussion was launched within the YPARD network,... More

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De bonnes perspectives pour des jeunes horticulteurs camerounais

Création d’une usine de transformation des fruits, construction d’un centre de conditionnement… Deux projets qui seront mis au point à l’horizon 2012 par l’Unité agro-pastorale du Cameroun (Unapac), un groupe majoritairement constitué de jeunes agriculteurs. Objectifs: accroître ses exportations de fruits vers l’Union européenne…Et créer des emplois.  A Loum (74 Km de Douala), l'Unité agro-pastorale du Cameroun (Unapac), un groupe d'initiatives... More

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Les retraites académiques et stratégiques : s'isoler pour mieux échanger

Tout au long de l'été dernier la communauté YPARD a discuté du potentiel des technologies d'information et de communication pour promouvoir la place des jeunes dans l'agriculture et dans la recherche agricole pour le développement. Il ne faut néanmoins pas oublier l'importance que peut avoir une rencontre physique afin d'échanger des points de vue. Ce type d'échange est d'autant plus facile... More

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Feedback from the workshop on “Indigenous knowledge for a sustainable Agriculture”, Sri Lanka, 17th January 2012

The workshop on “Indigenous knowledge for a sustainable Agriculture” was successfully held on 17th of January, 2012. There were 58 participants including Agriculture Research and Production Assistants (ARPAs) and Agriculture Inspectors (AIs) from Matara District. Two resource persons were invited, Prof. Gamini Senanayake and Prof. P L G Alwis who are experts in the field and voice the importance of indigenous... More

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A la périphérie de Douala: un jeune investit dans l'agriculture et joue gagnant

Persévérance, amour du travail, patience…Autant de qualités qui ont permis à William Mouachi Kameni, un jeune camerounais, de réussir dans l’Agriculture en 3 ans. Reportage à Douala. William Mouachi Kameni, jeune agriculteur camerounais Dans un hangar en planches à Nyalla, un quartier de la périphérie de Douala, plusieurs dizaines de cageots pleins de tomates vertes ou légèrement mûries, attendent d’être livrés.... More

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Giving a voice to young professionals through YPARD agricultural on-line events - Agriknowledge Share Fair 2011, Rome

Summary of YPARD's session on "Giving a voice to young professionals through YPARD agricultural on-line events" at Knowledge Share Fair I was rather delighted to head to my session with, fresh in mind, one of the last advices from the « Communities of Practice clinic » that I was just leaving: « First of all, launch informal discussions with people you envisage... More

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Giving a voice to young professionals through YPARD agricultural on-line events - Agriknowledge Share Fair 2011, Rome

Summary of YPARD's session on "Giving a voice to young professionals through YPARD agricultural on-line events" at Knowledge Share Fair I was rather delighted to head to my session with, fresh in mind, one of the last advices from the « Communities of Practice clinic » that I was just leaving: « First of all, launch informal discussions with people you envisage... More

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YPARD picture database - General call to all of you, YPARD members or supporters!!

YPARD is constantly working in sensitizing and informing different stakeholders on the key role of Young Professionals in Agricultural Research.Picture is a fundamental element for attracting attention, increasing visibility and awareness, and disseminating information.We are collecting pictures representing YPs from everywhere in the world. This can be a YP in a field, in a laboratory, in a conference... with crops, equipment...... More
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'Re-inventing the wheel: Principles in Scientific Research'

Key Message: The article looks at what makes researchers who they are in view of the countless hours spent in rigorous scientific debates, experiment, practice, inquiry, and solitary periods putting ideas together to form a cohesive idea. The article can be read here. 
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Paradigm Shift for Young Agriculture Professionals

Paradigm Shift for Young Agriculture Professionals Raymond Erick Zvavanyange1 and Jami Willard2 1National Chung Hsing University 250 Kuo Kuang Road 402 Taichung Taiwan 2 Yakima Washington USA Abstract This article reviews global study and employment opportunities for young professionals from an agricultural perspective. How can young professionals in every territory and nation get hold of the opportunities they desire? How can... More
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Opportunistic priorities hindering progress in Ecoagriculture

Opportunistic priorities hindering progress in Ecoagriculture  Raymond Erick Zvavanyange1 1National Chung Hsing University 250 Kuo Kuang Road Taichung 402 Taiwan, R.O.C   Key Message The article discusses two aspects in the ecoagriculture strategy: key points needed to make the ecoagriculture strategy successful and the missing links in realization of this strategy.      Introduction The world population continues to grow unabated... More
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Leveraging African Research Output in Global Research Platforms

Leveraging African Research Output on Global Research Platforms  Raymond Erick Zvavanyange1 1National Chung Hsing University 250 Kuo Kuang Road 402 Taichung Taiwan, R.O.C   Key Message This article focuses on the African research agenda with the objective of stimulating debate on how to leverage research output by African academia in the global research platforms.   Introduction A quick glance at available... More
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YPARD Regional Workshop

 YPARD Organised the YPARD Meeting of Local and Regional Representatives and Capacity Building Workshop Hosted by VIT University October 11-16, 2010.  Aim of Workshop Train local and regional representatives on the new e-tools of YPARD and the website Launch of the regional sites Strategic development of action plans of the regional coordination units of Asia, Africa and LAC. Discussion of regional... More
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L'avenir du développement rural en Europe

J'ai eu l'occasion d'interviewer un certain temps pour mes recherches de doctorat Campli Mario, le président de la "Agriculture, développement rural et environnement" section au sein du Comité économique et social européen. Je lui ai proposé quelques questions intrigantes et il a répondu avec un ensemble de réponses intrigantes ainsi. 1. Comment peut la régulation du marché européen fournir un appui aux agriculteurs et àl'environnement des entreprises locales? Indirectement, si l'on arrive à configurer un marché équilibré e à sauvegarder les... More
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Niche Learners and Learning Institutions

Niche, Learners and Learning Institutions By Raymond Erick Zvavanyange   Key Message  The short article suggests basic advice for learners. The aim is to inspire readers to grasp the role of learning institutions as they seek to discover, fit and “enjoy” their niche.   Learning Cycles, Behavior and Networks Learners go through many phases in learning processes. Upon completion of studies,... More
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