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Food security: A nonstop business for all

2020 was supposed to be our year…a year of new beginnings, the much-discussed "Vision 2020", flying cars, self-replicating robots, another iPhone and, of course, the new Black Widow movie. And while we did not get most of these things, almost no one could have imagined we would end up with the Toilet Paper Apocalypse, endless Twitter threads, or even a Pandemic.... More
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The future of agriculture and your future as a professional in agriculture

The Coronavirus pandemic may have turned most of us into Netflix-guzzling vampires due to unending lockdowns and masks, but there is no doubt it also brought us something we all needed…a break. For me, the COVID-19 lockdowns and remote schooling slowed everything down. It was a relief I never thought possible, and for the first time in two and a half... More
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E-meet YPARD Network Engagement Coordinator

Glindys Virginia Luciano, the new Network Engagement Coordinator at YPARD shares a video introducing herself and her role at YPARD GCU.  Ms. Luciano joined YPARD three weeks ago and has identified the different areas in which she hopes to put her energy in and to bring change into the network. The New York City native shares how her own research interests... More
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YPARD Europe is partnering with the AgriSciences Platform (AgriSci-UA)

We are happy to announce our new partnership with the AgriSciences Platform for Scientific Enhancement of Higher Education Institutions in Ukraine. The AgriSciences Platform aims to strengthen the capacities and cooperation of young teachers, researchers, masters and doctoral students at selected Ukrainian universities by creating a platform – AgriSciences Platform for sharing information on Agrarian Sciences. Through the partnership with YPARD... More
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Deadline extended! YPARD/AGRINATURA e-Competition: Share your BSc or MSc research story!

As a student or young professional, the ability to create a succinct yet compelling narrative about your work is an invaluable skill. By effectively translating complex/technical research into accessible language, you can better inform, educate, and inspire your audience. Especially in these uncertain times of COVID-19 where there is not much opportunity to talk about your research face-to-face. Sharing your research... More
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From Afghanistan to an European Space Agency startup

At YPARD we value and celebrate diverse opinions, ideas, and perspectives, we also believe in the innovative ability of young people in agriculture and their capacity to shape sustainable food systems. Here is an inspiring and phenomenal story of a young agricultural professional, LukᚠT?ma. His story is both unusual and remarkable and he has been able to make a success... More
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Welcoming YPARD Network Engagement Coordinator: Glindys Virginia Luciano

YPARD is delighted to welcome Glindys Virginia Luciano as the Network Engagement Coordinator. Glindys Virginia is currently in her last semester of her master’s degree in Agrifood Systems and Rural Development at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic, and a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut.  Glindys Virginia has worked in various non-profit organizations... More
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e-Competition: your Research your Story!

As a student, the ability to create a succinct yet compelling narrative about your work is an invaluable skill. By effectively translating complex/technical research into accessible language, you can better inform, educate, and inspire your audience. Especially in these uncertain times of COVID-19 where there is not much opportunity to talk about your research face-to-face. Sharing your research story through blogs... More
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The best culture is agriculture

Contrary to most people's perception about agriculture as being a poor-old man's occupation in the village, agriculture is certainly “the best culture” and has great potential to revive and drive our dwindling economy. Amid global pandemics such as COVID-19 when almost all other sectors of the economy are on their knees, demand for agricultural commodity remains high. For instance, due to... More
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From flakes to snow: My love story with agriculture

If you had walked up to me sixteen years ago and asked if I wanted to study Agriculture? I would have probably looked at you like you were on something illegal and screamed "No!". Sometimes all it takes is one seemingly unimportant experience, one fleeting moment for your life to make sense, and for you to find yourself on a journey... More
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Top Steps to Improve Your Homework

When it comes to finishing your homework, or the need to write a dissertation introduction, not all of us do it with concentration and with sincerity its due to distraction or your way of doing homework is boring and not fun. You can learn to strategies in finishing your homework on time and learning something from it. Follow these techniques to... More
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Lessons learned from webinar on publishing scientific articles

In a developing country like Nepal, students or early careers carry out different research activities but face numerous rejections and difficulties in publishing the journals. Due to lack of proper understanding of elements of standard articles, review process and ethics; most of their research is left unpublished. By chance, if published, it will not get a good readership and chances for replication... More
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YPARD represents youth in the fight against food waste: Horizon2020 proposal has been submitted!

In a bid to contribute towards building a low-carbon, climate-resilient future and to enhance research and innovation in support of the European Green Deal, Monika Varga, YPARD Hungary country representative from Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (formerly Szent Istvan University) have developed and successfully submitted a project proposal entitled ‘F2FTRANS (F2F Transition Lab: A methodological framework against losses and... More
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YPARD Europe science slam - Empowering the next generation of change-makers in Danube region

YPARD (Young Professionals for Agricultural Development Development) has a long-standing collaboration with the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU). CZU has been hosting YPARD Europe coordination unit since 2016 and has worked for a stronger youth focus and engagement in agriculture in the region.  CZU also serves as a hosting place for the CASEE Secretariat. This year, CZU will be... More
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Empowering young farmers through the YPARD Uganda Café

From the Central to the West, to the North and the East, the YPARD Café caravan traversed Uganda with the main aim of empowering and training young farmers to be incorporated into the food value chain systems to foster food security across Uganda and Africa as a whole. On 22nd January 2021, the bus was set for Kagadi District in the... More
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Youth4Nature joins Youth In Landscapes Initiative

BONN, Germany (26 January 2021) – Youth-led international environmental organization Youth4Nature (Y4N) has just become the latest member of the Youth In Landscapes Initiative (YIL) steering committee, thus expanding both organizations’ networks while offering valuable opportunities for collaboration, mutual learning and growth. YIL is the youth arm of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), which is made up of a movement of... More
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Call for applications: YPARD Director

The GFRAS-YPARD joint secretariat is seeking a proactive, flexible, independent and innovative director to lead the youth network. The mission of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) is to serve as a global platform through which young professionals can express their ideas and realize their full potential towards sustainable food systems. This position will be based at Czech University of Life... More
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Get to know - Hynek Roubík, young expert and enthusiasts in agriculture

In YPARD, we believe in the power of young professionals within the agricultural field. Our future is in their hands and it is very important to keep our youth encouraged. Today, I would like to introduce you to Dr. Hynek Roubík, an expert in organic waste management and sustainable technologies and second-youngest member of the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and... More
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“Make agriculture sexy again” – interview with Hynek Roubík, a young Czech expert in waste management

Meet Ing. Hynek Roubík, Ph.D. a successful graduate of the Faculty of Tropical Agrisciences (FTA) at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU), leader of Biogas Research Team and agriculture enthusiast with a passion for his work. Hynek focuses mainly on organic waste management and is the author of several successful research thesis. As a young professional just 30 years... More
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When you think of a university, what is the first thing that comes to mind?

For me, I think, science, career, study programs, faculties and of course the student life. I never stop to think about the impact and activities of a higher education institution outside of the scientific/academic aspects. I guess this was the thought of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU), my home away from home for the past six years, as... More
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