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Inspiring young agricultural students to identify agricultural opportunities

YPARD Ghana partnered the International Association of Agricultural Students (IAAS-Legon) in conjunction with consumer science students association to celebrate their 39th Green Week celebration under the theme: Redefining the role of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences through entrepreneurship and innovation from the 23rd February to 3rd March, 2018. During the career and job fair session, the Country Representative and members of YPARD... More
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Digital empowerment: Gender-responsive approach

The euphoria that has been encapsulated within the term ‘Africa Rising’ according to researchers is attributed to Africa’s expanding middle class and the development of information and communications technologies.  This is crucial for the growth and development of Africa’s economy. However, as the internet continues to expand to even the remotest parts of the global South and with such optimism, women... More
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Join us at Tropentag 2017! YPARD – IAAS workshop on improving the position of youth in agriculture

Young agricultural professionals what actions do you as the present and future generation wish today’s custodians had taken to improve the agricultural sector? What strategies can you take now for improving positions of young people in agriculture? To explore what actions the present generation in agricultural development wish today’s custodians had taken to improve the position of young people in the... More
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The future of agriculture in Nigeria

MFK Fisher once said, “First we eat, and then we do everything else.” Let me tell you about the power of doing business with food and agriculture in Africa. There are a few things you could go without for a week or even a month, right? Not food and water because without these, it would be plain impossible for humans to... More
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Moving forward to a new chapter of cooperation: YPARD and IAAS

 Do you believe that “we are stronger when we work together”? We, YPARD and IAAS, believe so. Cooperation is the key to moving forwards in encouraging youth engagement in agricultural development. With the aim at strengthening the long-established cooperation of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) and the International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS), on 4th April... More
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Fostering cooperation between YPARD Europe and IAAS in the ExCo meeting 2017

How would it be if two of the largest networks and associations of youth in agriculture, YPARD and IAAS, cooperate further on national levels? It is certainly a promising outcome for more proactive engagement of young professionals in agricultural development worldwide. With this vision in mind, the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) Europe is heading to the Exchange Coordinator Meeting... More
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Networking between youth, ICT and extension for a better agriculture

Nepal is a developing country where different national and international organizations have been facilitating means for youth and other organizations for to contribute to the overall socioeconomic development of the country. The Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) has been a great organization for working and creating an environment for other organizations to work on gender and nutrition... More
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YPARD Spain at the Agrarian Research for Development conference 2017

After the success of the first Spanish Conference of Agrarian Research for Development many years ago, the second was held by the Technical University of Madrid between the 22nd and 23rd of March, 2017 with the objective to gather the main actors in the sector  such as NGOs, universities, cooperation agencies, research centers, etc. to discuss the problematic it is facing due to... More
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7 Things You Need to Know When Delivering a Social Media Training

Social media is no longer a new tool for everyone to get connected across the globe. As of 2015, there are over 2.206 billion users, which is 30% of the world’s population. It has become clear that social media really is the future of global marketing. For nonprofits, social media can be an effective tool to tell stories of what the... More
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Seeking Young Innovators to Tackle Global Food Challenge

On October 31st 2015, in Jatinangor, West Java a workshop with the theme “Thought For Food Innovation Catalyst” was being held for the first time in Faculty of Agriculture, Padjajaran University, Indonesia.  The workshop, a collaboration between Thought For Food (TFF), International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS), and Student Executive Associations of Padjajaran University brought together at... More
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What do you eat when you cook beef in Belgium?

Behold the impressive muscles of the blue cattle. The chances that you get a blue cattle bull when you order or buy beef in Belgium is extremely high. Bulls - yes, they use bulls and not very often cows - are double muscled: due to a missing gene that normally blocks muscle growth. It's a natural mutation and there has been... More
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IAAS - Spreading Youth's Passion for Agriculture!

"The Universe always conspires to help the dreamer", Paulo Coelho.  We all have something we like, hate or love, simply because we all have the potential to feel passionate about something.  Passion is the energy that keeps us going and filled with meaning, happiness and excitement. It's the driving force that makes us feel unique and what pushes us to keep... More
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Pure Ingenuity

One of my favorite words in the world is ingenuity. It’s my go to definition for people in agriculture who not only solve their problems but do so with a curiousity and a flair that most people do not have.This attitude could be compared to that of an architect or an inventor who takes functionality, visual impact, sustainability and usuability, merging... More
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SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING IN IAAS RAMPUR, CHITWAN

Training on Social Media for Bridging Urban and Rural Youth has been successfully completed on May 12, 2013 at Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, (IAAS) Rampur campus in Chitwan, Nepal with more than 40 undergraduates of Agriculture and Veterinary Science as participants. The aim of the training was to provide knowledge about social media and its wise application and bridge... More
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BOOSTING UP AG-LEARNING

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has" a saying by Margaret Mead. Every moment I keep it with me so secretly that in any difficult situation it makes me readily  refreshed and energized.  Nepal is a developing country with instable political system and governance. It... More
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Agriculture Magazines connecting IAAS to Globally

Mass media and agriculture sector are pertinent to each other. Printed media has its own strength to disseminate valuable information. IAAS stands for Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science under Tribhuvan University situated in Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal offering Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-graduate programs in plant science and animal science. More than 6,000 students have taken some course from the institute which... More
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