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Food insecurity and post-harvest losses

Today one of the main global challenges is how to ensure food security for a world growing population whilst ensuring long-term sustainable development. According to the FAO food production need to grow by 70 percent to feed world population which will reach 9 billion by 2050.Further trends like increasing urban population, shift of lifestyle and diet patterns of the rising middle... More
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Highlights of the 1st YPARD Asia and Pacific Conference

Under the support of YPARD and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), YPARD Asia and Pacific Conference was held in Beijing, China on 10th -12th September 2015.  The conference, first of its kind, was attended by around 40 young professionals including seven country representatives from Asia and Pacific region as thius; Dinesh Panday, Nepal; Fardous Azam, Bangladesh; Jieying Bi, China; Jim... More
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Wasting food - Wasting life

Reducing post harvest losses could work out for compressing food wastage. For this purpose, technology experts and crop scientists should start a program with the collaboration of the World Food Preservation Center, FAO, YPARD and several other concerned institutions that are already involved in reducing food wastage around the world. Youth involvement in activities organized by the community in the different... More
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CORY workshop: Fostering Rural Youth Entrepreneurship

From 21st to 22nd July 2014, the Cameroon National Inception Workshop CORY (Creating Opportunities for Rural Youth) project was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon. YPARD Cameroon was invited to provide inputs to the design of the project in the country as well as to be a potential national implementing partner. On behalf of the coordination team, the Centre region representative, Gwladys Mabah,... More
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