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YPARD Nigeria representative, Eric Terver makes a case for combating post-harvest loss in Africa.

He proffers some potential solutions the following solutions amongst others: the commitment of private and public sector actors to set the agenda right from ensuring adoption of more effective production systems; retraining farmers on modern harvesting and storage practices and encouraging stronger youth engagement in the sub-sector. Read more https://bit.ly/2B9eoQ8
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Want to run a mentoring program? This toolkit will show you how.

Coordinating a mentoring program: A toolkit for forestry, landscapes and other sectors is a how-to guide that synthesizes a decade of learnings and resources from hundreds of agriculture and forestry mentoring programs implemented by Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), the International Forestry Students’ Association and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development https://bit.ly/2JOAgTD
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You are invited to participate in the International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, an interactive session with youth will be organized by FAO in collaboration with Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD).

Youth representatives and innovators are invited from all around the world to join – both online and in-person. https://bit.ly/2zZkxNp
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#DidYouKnow that e-Agriculture caught up with the new YPARD Director, Mr. Yemi Adeyeye and interviewed him on a number of issues affecting the youth in agriculture and especially in Africa?

Click the link to read excerpts of the interview https://bit.ly/2zREjKv
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You are invited to participate in the International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers: Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovation to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, an interactive session with youth will be organized by FAO in collaboration with Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD).

Youth representatives and innovators are invited from all around the world to join – both online and in-person. https://bit.ly/2zZkxNp
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Want to run a mentoring program? This toolkit will show you how.

Coordinating a mentoring program: A toolkit for forestry, landscapes and other sectors is a how-to guide that synthesizes a decade of learnings and resources from hundreds of agriculture and forestry mentoring programs implemented by Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), the International Forestry Students’ Association and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development https://bit.ly/2JOAgTD
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You can now read the recent addition in the YPARD E-library section: “Empowering youth to engage in responsible investment in agriculture and food systems: Rapid capacity assessment tool”

This rapid capacity assessment tool aims to help practitioners (such as government agencies, youth organizations, or development partners) to carry out a multi-stakeholder assessment of existing and needed capacities to engage and empower youth to carry out and benefit from responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. https://bit.ly/2zMPTXm
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Want to run a mentoring program? This toolkit will show you how.

Coordinating a mentoring program: A toolkit for forestry, landscapes and other sectors is a how-to guide that synthesizes a decade of learnings and resources from hundreds of agriculture and forestry mentoring programs implemented by Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), the International Forestry Students’ Association and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development https://bit.ly/2JOAgTD
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Hana Voca, the YPARD Kosovo representative shares her experience from the recent YPARD workshop at the TROPENTAG Conference 2018 held in Ghent, Belgium. One of the lessons learnt – amongst others – was facilitating access to funds for young researchers. Read more https://bit.ly/2QwacPZ
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Want to run a mentoring program? This toolkit will show you how.

Coordinating a mentoring program: A toolkit for forestry, landscapes and other sectors is a how-to guide that synthesizes a decade of learnings and resources from hundreds of agriculture and forestry mentoring programs implemented by Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD), the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) https://bit.ly/2JOAgTD
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