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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

  • From Electronics to Precision Agriculture / Da eletrônica para a agricultura de precisão

    I was born in 1979 in the city of Carazinho, located in an agricultural region in the southern of Brazil. Although my parents did not have any direct link with agriculture, grain farms have always been part of my daily life during childhood and youth, as well as agricultural events that aroused in me a great interest in machinery and equipment related to agriculture.
  • Turning nomadic life into successful ranching activities in Uganda

    It’s an untold story how I recovered the current Godstat Farm in Nakasongola district. In 2010 when I graduated, there were only four malnourished cattle to begin with. I leased out the land for re-development. Within one year the four cattle became ten cows which then set ground for the parent stock for Godstat Farm: a mixed beef and dairy farm located in the heart of the country...
  • Kwetu – Youth-led Innovation Centre of Excellence in Agriculture

    I am the chairman and Founder of Kwetu Innovations Centre of Excellence. For the last two years KICE has been working to empower youth and women in rural parts of Kenya by offering training on best farm practices. We have mobilized over 500 youth in the country and we are now carrying out agribusiness projects utilizing innovative technologies e.g. Green house farming.
  • The Influence of Images on Young Minds: How Positive Stories Can Help Feed the World

    Growing up, based on my social background, I had only two views of agriculture; one, as a means of livelihood for villagers with little education (and large areas of land), and the other as a pastime for educated city folks – with probable village backgrounds – who need something to fill their downtime or who grow part of their food to augment their inadequate income.
  • The Day I Introduced Myself as a Farmer...

    Some weeks back, while trying to buy roasted corn from an open market seller during a long wait for an inter-city bus to fill up, I met an elderly cotton farmer who was overly impressed when I jokingly called myself a farmer.
  • Milk and Dairy production, Youth, and Croatia's development

    My goal is to contribute to the improvement of milk and dairy branch of Croatian agriculture, as the situation in the last years has been anything but good. Croatia is a small country, consequently also being a small market, and joining the large EU market puts us in a precarious position.
  • My experience as YPARD Malawi representative

    I have really enjoyed working with you all and I am sure that we will continue working together. YPARD has built me in many ways starting from the Science Forum 2011 and that acted as a springboard to most of the projects I am doing right now. I am still implementing strategic projects with CCAFS, ACIAR and CSIRO because of that single trip. It is only proper for me to allow YPARD to grow...

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