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IVSA Paklihawa – YPARD Nepal: One Health Webinar Series

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the One Health concept is defined as a collaborative, multisectoral, and interdisciplinary approach at the local, regional, national, and global levels to working towards the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes, recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment. This concept is the key to a safe and sustained... More
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Join YPARD’s webinar on strategies to grow your agricultural businesses

When: Saturday August 26th 2017 – at 15:00 Rome time (Use this tool helps you convert “Rome time” to your timezone) Duration: 90 minutes Young people around the world have innovative ideas for sustainable agricultural development but often struggle to access resources – lacking collateral, capital and connections. Our speakers who are currently involved in the Young Africa Works mentoring program ( a product of the... More
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The future of ICT in the agri-food sector my EFITA conference experience

  European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA) is the European conference dedicated to the future use of ICT in the agri-food sector, bioresource and biomass sector, the conference issupported by the collaboration of the World Congress on Computers in Agriculture (WCCA). The first EFITA was held in 1997, and the recent one held on July... More
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Webinar Alert! Is a picture worth a thousand words?

"What's easier than uploading a picture online", you say? And indeed, we *all* think we rock at it...but let's be honest: we don't...Do you have an eye for quality pictures? Do you know how to resize them without distorting them? Do you know that there are a number of rules and rights around pictures that you should not deny...  Join the... More
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Webinar: A very different approach to publishing agricultural research

Open access has been a positive force in scientific publishing.  But, the removal of paywalls and restrictive licencing are not the only issues that need to be tackled; unnecessary delays to publication, irreproducible findings, publication biases, and poor access to underlying data and code also need to be addressed. This is especially important in agriculture and nutrition research where quick, unrestricted... More
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Finding a mentor through a Random Online Search

Duncan Cheruiyot is one of the YPARD Face to Face program mentee.At the occasion of YPARD 10 years, Duncan tells how he got involved with YPARD, how the mentoring program has shaped up to become a strong YPARD component and how it has benefited him personally. One random online search in 2014 of agricultural programs involving young people led me to... More
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A Network that Every Young Person Dreams To Be Part Of

Allan Migwi is one of the YPARD Face to Face program mentee.At the occasion of YPARD 10 years, Allan tells how he got involved with YPARD, how the mentoring program has shaped up to become a strong YPARD component and how it has benefited him personally. I first heard about YPARD through social media (Facebook to be precise) after my classmate... More
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Youth and green land

I can remember how hard it was for me to acknowledge the fact that I am an agricultural student during my first three years as an undergraduate in the university, not until my part four that I saw the untapped treasure in agriculture and had an unquenched drive to pursue my career in agriculture. I have had of many youth wanting... More
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Webinar: Mobilize a team? Using social media? #ROFL !

Update18 November 2015: The webinar on using social media to mobilize a team is now closed. Watch the recorded webinar , view the Powerpoint presentation and learn more about the guest contributors below. First tip, for those older than twelve and not familiar with the SMS-street-lingo-dash-abbreviations: Do look up what “ROFL” stands for :-)Allow me to get onto my soapbox – can... More
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A central stage for the youth, for World Food Security

Youth had an unprecedented central stage at the 42nd Committee on World Food Security. For the first time talent development and the role of youth in food security was explored in the Committee for Food Security (CFS). YPARD played a strong role in framing two side events that brought strong youth innovators to the sessions and encouraged member states to give more... More
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My Experience at the 42nd session of the Committee on World Food Security

Overwhelming, surprising, unexpected, humbling , exciting are some words that attempt to describe what I felt when I heard that I was chosen to be one of the youth innovators for the CFS incubator program. For now, I will narrow down to exciting especially after I arrived at Rome. I felt challenged and poised for action during and after the experience.... More
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Principles of fundraising webinar: Does money make the world go round?

by Jolan van Herwaarden               Update, 5 Nov. 2015: The webinar about the principles of fundraising is now closed. Watch the recorded webinar. Learn more about Jolan, our Expert Guest from The Resource Alliance, below. Money makes the world go round, right? Well, maybe that is not entirely true (I personally think it is Empathy but let’s not... More
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Captivating Your Audience through Powerful Presentations: Webinar tips from TFF and YPARD

Update 5 Nov. 2015: This webinar is now closed. Watch the recorded webinar and learn more about our Expert Guests below. A few of the core Thought For Food team members will be hosting the Captivating Your Audience through Powerful Presentations webinar on October 28th and we are beyond excited to meet you all. Thought For Food (TFF) is an international NGO determined to support... More
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