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Blogs series Youth, Agriculture and the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development.

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05/06/2011 to 11/08/2011

With the ocassion of the United Nations International Year of Youth, the e-Agriculture Community and YPARD (Young Professionals’ Platform for Agricultural Research for Development) are launching a 10 week blog series on: Youth, Agriculture and the use of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D).

This blogs series will run from 6th June until 12th August; weekly blog articles will be published -in English, Spanish and French- These blogs will be shared with the combined networks of e-Agriculture & YPARD -about 10,000 people from over 150 countries-

This blogs series aims to promote dialogue and serve as a learning experience through the exchange of knowledge among professionals in the field of agriculture, youth champions, young professionals, students, ICT4D specialists, and anybody interested in talking about youth and the use of information and communication technologies for rural and agricultural development.

e-Agriculture and YPARD invite people who would like to write an article to share their work, their thoughts, their experiences, or information about interesting initiatives taking place near them!

These pages provide additional information in 3 languages about the blogs series, the topics and the submission process, as well as some ideas for possible topics for articles:

  • English: bit.ly/lA7D6J  
  • Spanish: bit.ly/lVbsqK    
  • French: bit.ly/mbguYi

Writers are encouraged to include visual aid - if available- to be attached with their articles (pictures, videos, graphs, reports, and similar resources).