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How I built my company through mentorship

I am sure you are wondering, how can one build a company through mentorship? Well my one year mentoring period with YPARD  was not only a fantastic experience for me but it also helped me initiate the process . My mentor, Dr. Franklin Peter Simtowe, and I had a cordial relationship and most if not all of our targets were attained. ... More
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What next for YPARD's mentoring programs?

UPDATE: Please read the mentoring evaluation report at: http://www.ypard.net/resources/equipping-young-people-make-change-agriculture John Dewey once said: "We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience." The YPARD members who have been actively involved in piloting a number of mentoring programs over the past 12 months have now entered a period of reflection - on their achievements, challenges and lessons learned. In the spirit of collective... More
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You & YPARD - How are things going?

YPARD is conducting an external review in order to evaluate the progress of YPARD with an emphasis on the last four years, since its last external review in 2009, and to measure YPARD’s progress against the 2010-2014 business plan.This survey is an important part of the review: your experiences, observations and opinions as a member of YPARD are important for us... More
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"Think, eat, save" gives the tone

In the words of the UN under the Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner “In the world of seven billion people set to grow to 9 billion by 2050, wasting food makes no sense economically, environmentally and ethically.” As “turn off the lights” was an electricity saving campaign, “Think, Eat, Save” is a campaign set to reduce Food waste... More
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Welcoming YPARD new representative for Malawi: Msekiwa Matsimbe!

YPARD is delighted to welcome Msekiwa Matsimbe as YPARD Malawi representative. Msekiwa is taking over as Maxwell has got enrolled in an academic programme in the US. "I am a young female research scientist in Aquaculture and Fisheries Scientist (Fish biodiversity expert), working as a Research Fellow at the NEPAD Regional Fish Node, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resource (LUANAR),... More
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