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To an unsung disruptive leader

As YPARD’s Director, Courtney Paisley bids farewell to the young agriculturists’ network, former Communications, and Knowledge Manager, Marina Cherbonnier reflects on Courtney’s game-changing impact as a disruptive leader, towards truly sustainable development. Ironically, we don’t make enough justice to empowering leaders. This is because enabling leaders are precisely those who genuinely know that for a community to take full ownership, their... More
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Welcoming the incoming YPARD Director: Myriam Perez

YPARD is delighted to welcome Myriam Perez as the incoming YPARD Director. Myriam is a graduate with a Master’s degree on Sustainable Development for Agriculture (Agris Mundus) and a Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Spain. Previously, Myriam has been working as a scientific program officer at Agropolis Foundation where she instructed and initiated actions to strengthen Montpellier’s... More
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Inspiring land less people of Nepal in Apiculture-purpose, process and planning .

About the programme  A programme was conducted on apiculture-purpose, process and planning inorder to inspire emerging youths in agriculture sectors . The programme was intended to motivate the land less rural village side people who were minimallly involved in agriculture through youths Programme By It was conducted by the group of agriculture studying students currently enrolling in Agriculture and Forestry University... More
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Youth and responsible agricultural investments within agricultural food systems

I am Gebhard Eshumba, Senior Youth Officer for Rural Youth Development Programme, Directorate of Youth Development in the Ministry of Sports Youth and National Service in Namibia. I had great opportunity to participate in the workshop on Strengthening Capacities of Youth to Carry Out and Benefit from Responsible Agricultural Investment in SADC Countries from 20th – 23rd March, 2018. The three-day... More
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Where next for the YPARD network?

When YPARD, was established in 2006, young generations’ were increasingly lacking interest in agriculture; there was insufficient participation of young professionals in dialogues addressing critical development issues; and inadequate access to resources to meet these problems. The youth in agriculture landscape has immensely grown in these last couple of years and YPARD is happy to be associated with this progress.Within the... More
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Welcoming YPARD Burkina Faso Country Representative: Minata Coulibaly

We are delighted to welcome the new YPARD Burkina Faso Country Representative Minata Coulibaly. Minata Coulibaly is a graduate of journalism and communication from the University of Ouagadougou and holds a certificate in innovation and rural development from the International Centre oriented in Research in Agriculture based in Wagenigen/Netherlands.  She also holds a Masters degree in Agriculture, innovation and rural development... More
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A network that grows proves the need for its existence

2016’s 10year celebrations of the young professionals for agricultural development’s network (YPARD) are generating a series of festivities online and on the ground, all around the world and throughout the year. The third Global Conference for Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) offered the floor for the YPARD’s global face-to-face anniversary. A hundred of people – young and senior – from every... More
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6 WAYS TO A RIGHT START IN AGRIBUSINESS IN 2013.

As we step into the year 2013, a lot of indications of earlier activities of the last quarter of 2012 show that serious attention would be drawn to agriculture, with a business unusual dimension for the sector. What this means is that agriculture would no longer be seen as mere farming- a laborious venture with lot of waiting period for benefits... More
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Young Professionals in Agriculture engage into discussions on Climate Change!

COP18, the 18th edition of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was taking place from November 26 to December 7, 2012 in Doha, Qatar. Two events were particularly related to agriculture: “Forest day” and “Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day”, December 2 and 3, 2012. Agriculture needed to have its space at... More
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