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The agribusiness networking cocktail to promote YPARDian businesses

On the on 28th October, 2017, YPARD Ghana organized an Agribusiness Networking Cocktail event to facilitating networking opportunities and market for its members. To achieve this aim, the drinks, food and services for the event were sourced among YPARD member entrepreneurs. The event took place at the office of the African Agribusiness Incubation Network (AAIN) in Accra. The event was supported by the team at Trotro... More
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Land tenure should not hinder youth from agriculture

Most often, youth have claim that access to land is the biggest hindrance to their involvement in agriculture and agribusiness. When asked why they still find it hard to engage in agriculture, the common answer given by the youth is, “I don’t have land to start agriculture.” Land is the most valued and top factor of production and without it, indeed... More
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Agri-Business Thoughts:How to make money selling red worms

Exploring unique money making ideas can turn out to be a great thing to indulge in. sellingworms otherwise known as vemiculture is one such idea that can make you money ifapproached with the right mind set. The best thing about rearing worms is that it does notneed much capital to start, with as low as Kshs. 5000 you can look at... More
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Call for participation to the e-Forum sustaining the impact of capacity development initiatives for African youth in agriculture

The FAO Regional Office for Africa in partnership with the Capacity Development Unit (OPCC) of the Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development Division (OPC), SP2 , SP3, the African Agribusiness Incubator Network (AAIN), Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), and the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) - Africa is organising a three-week online consultation from the 25th October to 15th November 2017 (in English... More
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A study tour of Dhaka honey value chain and more

The Sundarbans is the largest single mangrove forest in the world, which covers approximately forty percent of the total forest in Bangladesh and is listed as one of the World Heritage and Ramsar site. Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) and Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF) have been trying to promote Sundarbans Mangrove Biodiversity Education Program in Bangladesh since 2013 among the... More
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Welcoming a new YPARD Steering Committee member: Christine Gould!

YPARD is glad to welcome a new Steering Committee member: Christine Gould. Christine founded Thought For Food (TFF) out of her belief that the power to solve the most pressing challenges faced by humanity lies with the next generation.  TFF is a next generation powerhouse focused on empowering young innovators to develop breakthrough solutions for 9+ billion people. Through the TFF... More
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Do you know a successful female agripreneur? Be featured as Young Guest Blogger on Farming First!

As part of YPARD’s ongoing partnership with Farming First – we are looking for our next young contributor who will be featured on the International Women’s Day (8th of March) on Farming First’s popular blog, which receives thousands of visitors each month. International Women’s Day – Successful Women Agripreneurs With a view to promote women agripreneurs, we are calling for young... More
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