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Welcoming YPARD Portugal representative: Carlos Silva

We are delighted to welcome YPARD new national representative for Portugal: Carlos Silva. Carlos has a degree in Biology and a master in Environmental contamination and toxicology. After finishing his studies at the University of Porto, Portugal he moved to Lisbon to work in Genetics applied to Agriculture. Then, after two years working in investigation, he started to work in knowledge... More
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YPARD made its voice heard in GCHERA 2014

YPARD China Deputy Representative, Jiaqi Huang went to the Nanjing Agricultural University to attend and give a speech at the Global Confederation of Higher Education Association (GCHERA) World Dialogue: Fostering Agriculture Innovation Systems Network through the Linkage of University, Industry, and Government on September the 20th, 2014. The aim of this event was to provide a forum for universities and other stakeholders to... More
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Reintegration of ex-combatants through agriculture in Côte d’Ivoire: PROPACOM project

My name is Mariajose Silva Vargas, I am a Bolivian national currently finishing my internship in the Office of the President and Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Furthermore, I just graduated from Ghent University in Belgium with an International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD) degree.In June 2014 I went to four different cities in Côte... More
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National Seminar on Rural Youth in Family Farming in India: Promoting Sustainable use of Natural Resources and Safeguarding Agro-biodiversity

Agriculture may be considered as the largest private enterprise in India which is largely dominated by small and marginal farmers. The Census of India: Economic Activity brings out that the Indian workforce is over 400 million strong, which constitutes 39.1 % of the total population of the country. The dependence on agriculture is brought out by the fact that out of... More
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Youth and innovation: What the ICT4D field needs

Today in International Youth Day 2013 I would like to dedicate this post to all of my peers, the young professionals aspiring to become someone in the ICT4D field.  In his latest blog, Ken Banks from Kiwanja.net makes a very strong, yet realistic, criticism of the ICT4D field. According to him, over a decade has gone by with very little significant change in the field, and questions... More
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Youth: get geared up!

The 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week with the theme;- “Africa Feeding Africa through Agricultural Science and Innovation” was held between the 15th and 21st of July 2013 at Accra, Ghana and put together by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). It was an event  that I was happy to have participated in. You might wonder why I have said... More
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