Young Professionals’ Platform on Agricultural Research for Development (YPARD)

Published on 13 July 2011

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Start Date: 1 April 2011 | End Date: 30 April 2012

Overview

YPARD is an international movement by young professionals for young professionals in Agricultural Research for Development (ARD). YPARD operates as a network; it is not a formalized institution.

CIAT is colaborating YPARD through the following activities:

  • Developing content for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) section on www.ypard.net
  • Identifying potential new members.
  • Promoting YPARD when attending workshops and events in the course of ongoing work.
  • Exploring and actively seeking funding at the regional level.
  • Engaging in a brainstorming process with regional and national representatives and YPARD LAC members on areas of focus and ways ahead for the region.
  • Ensuring YPARD representation at the regional FORAGRO meeting to discuss about YPARD and distribute promotional materials.
  • Facilitating YPARD LAC relevant participation in virtual and face-to-face regional events.
  • Designing and publications of a printed media regarding the YPARD LAC experience

Donor: Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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One Response to “Young Professionals’ Platform on Agricultural Research for Development (YPARD)”

  1. JOSEPH ADJEBENG-DANQUAH says:

    I AM A PHD STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, WORKING ON CASSAVA DROUGHT TOLERANCE.
    I AM BASED IN GHANA, AFRICA.
    I AM INTERESTED AND WOULD LIKE TO BE PART OF YOUR PROGRAMME. I WOULD BE VERY GRATEFUL IF YOU COULD INFORM ME ON THE MODALITIES ONE HAS TO FOLLOW TO BECOME A MEMBER.

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