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10/03/2015
In preparation for the World Water Day 2015, the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development network (YPARD) launches the #youthinagselfie contest to engage the youth in this key event. By answering the question “How does water contribute to food...
20/12/2013
Are you a social media lover? Have you ever considered the power of Social Media for contributing to Agricultural Development? Social Media reporting of key events in the field of agriculture has been expanding in the last few years as a mean to get “the...
10/12/2013
Last August and September, YPARD was one of the juries for the 2013 ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition, in the section Food and water wastage. The contest aims at recognizing young people who are using technological innovation to improve the...
06/12/2013
Two YPARD members were waived the registration fee for participating to the Social Media Coordination Bootcamp of the Global Landscapes Forum, Warsaw, Poland, organized by the CGIAR. This enabled two social-media experienced young professionals to...
10/09/2013
Have you heard about the GLF COP19 Social Media Boot Camp Program organised by CGIAR (the Global Agricultural Research Partnership) in cooperation with The Global Landscapes Forum ? In the frame of their continuous support to young professionals in the...
12/08/2013
August 12th is International Youth Day. In recognition of the important role youth play in agriculture, a blog series has been sponsored by YPARD, in partnership with IFAD, ARDYIS from CTA, and e-Agriculture. Three blogs dealing with ICT and agriculture...
12/08/2013
With nearly 28 million people, though Nepal is predominantly an agrarian country, migration is increasingly becoming an important livelihood strategy for farm households in rural Nepal. Remittance has emerged as the lifeblood as earnings through...
12/08/2013
According to the report of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), remittance contributes about 25%  to the country's GDP and also according to the report of Department of Immigration of Tribhuvan International Airport  1500 plus  Nepali youths migrate abroad daily to...
30/07/2013
On 12 August 2013, we will be celebrating International Youth Day. This year's theme is "Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward". One may wonder what this theme has to do with e-Agriculture, but think about it this way: Empowerment of youth in...
08/07/2013
Meet Marina Cherbonnier, the YPARD Web and Communications Officer. I call her a “can-do-it-all” ball of energy. She has a background in ICT4D (University of Manchester, UK) and in information and documentation sciences (UCO, Angers, France). She...

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