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What about this "Showcase"?

Young Professionals' Showcase Room is a space where portraits of Active and Inspirational Young Professionals in Agricultural Development are displayed. You also would like to tell your story? Register and contact us!

What is the purpose of this and what do you gain from it?

YPARD team believes that sharing experience enables:

  • informing on good practices and lessons learned
  • generating thoughts and ideas for optimizing activities
  • inspiring each other for more innovation and entrepreneurship
  • ...and more!

Showcase Room

  • "Let’s show the world that agriculture is an attractive career"

    Yoga was National Director of the International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) Indonesia in 2012-2013. During that period of time, he was also a student in agribusiness and an entrepreneur in agriculture. Already graduated, Yoga is working now on a promising organic rice business.
  • A young spirit in search of change

    Anauim Valerín Pérez is a young journalist from Costa Rica. She combines her passion for communications with an active participation in 2 environmental groups (Ecollective Youth and Boreal Collective) which work in favour of the rights of the youth, women and farmers.
  • "The sky's the limit"

    Oluwaseun Johnson is a Nigerian entrepreneur who works on his bee-keeping business. He is currently training farmers on bee-keeping under a USAID Market 2 project, particularly women to teach them how to practise apitherapy.
  • "Agriculture has managed to change my career"

    Wouedjie Alice-Norra is a lawyer who advises women farmers who produce in Cameroon in urban agriculture and small-scale agriculture. She works in ICT Agriculture and Development program - Agrotic-dev - in a youth association called Cameroon youth Initiative for Rural Development (CAMYIRD). She has a blog named “Norra Urban Agriculture” as well as a Facebook page “Alice urban agriculture”.
  • Empowering Women in Agriculture through Mentoring

    Michelle is a a Fulbright scholar from Papua New Guinea (PNG) who is currently undertaking graduate studies in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She studies animal and poultry science and is majoring as well in chicken genetics and genomics.
  • "We Generation Z are still open to bring creative ideas into reality"

    Keron Bascombe is YPARD Trinidad and Tobago representative. Besides, Keron is an active young professional in agriculture seeking a career in agricultural journalism and communications. As a blogger and freelance writer, he is currently transforming his blog “technology4agri” into a social enterprise featuring journalistic pieces in support of agriculture.
  • "The only limitations you will ever have are the ones you put on yourself"

    Alpha Sennon is a young Agricultural Expansionist and an innovative farmer from Trinidad and Tobago. His area of research lies within privatization of extension services in the Caribbean region. Besides, Alpha owns the company AgriWorks4U, where he provides specialized contractual labor for farmers hiring only young professionals.

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