Competition process The competition is an attempt to capture and showcase the voices of youth and their contribution to agriculture for development, whether in research, in production or assisting a community to develop a sustainable livelihood. The project is divided into two distinct stages: Developing the story which would be captured in the video: the first phase of the project would be aimed at mentoring and guiding the selected participants to develop a story board capturing the themes...


YPARD members bring "youth in ARD" 's voice in key events

Publié 10 novembre 2011 Avatar

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YPARD members at the Science Forum 2011, Beijing Youth and Agriculture: Fresh Approach for a New Paradigm The CGIAR Science Forum 2011 held from 17th-19th October 2011 in Beijing, China under the theme “The Agriculture-Environment Nexus“ was organized by the Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) of the CGIAR in cooperation with the Consortium Board of the CGIAR, the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (...


It is widely accepted that educational establishments should prepare students for the job market as well as providing a general education. It is also generally accepted that present curricula do not adequately provide young professionals with the skills they need when they start on a career in ARD. Immediate changes are needed in the very short term as well as for the future. YPARD aims to contribute to the agricultural curriculum reform discussion by identifying what competencies are required...


Call for contribution! The young generation plays an important role in extension and rural advisory services. It has to solve many of the current global issues and will face new ones. To rise to the challenge, young professionals working in extension and rural advisory services should be paid greater attention, provided an opportunity to share their experiences, voice their concerns and communicate the challenges and opportunities for youth in extension. We believe that there are many interest...


Appel a contribution! Les jeunes générations jouent un rôle important dans la vulgarisation et les services de conseils en milieu rural. Les jeunes doivent résoudre de nombreux problèmes globaux actuels et vont devoir faire face à de nouvelles problématiques à l’avenir. Pour surmonter ces défis, les jeunes professionnels qui travaillent dans la vulgarisation et dans les services de conseil en milieu rural devraient être sujets à une plus grande attention, recevoir l’opportunité...


Cette série de blogs a été lancée à la fin de l’année internationale de la jeunesse, un événement parmi tant d’autres, durant les 12 derniers mois, qui marquent une plus grande reconnaissance du besoin d’engager les jeunes dans les problématiques qui façonnent leur futur. L’ancien secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Kofi Annan a déclaré que : « les jeunes devraient être au premier plan pour le changement global et l’innovation. Renforcés, ils peuvent être des agent...


The special series of blogs on Agriculture, ICTs and Young Professionals was launched at the end of the International Year of Youth, one of many activities during the last twelve months that mark the beginning of a greater recognition of the need to engage youth in the issues that shape their future. The former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has stated that, "Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development an...



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