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Marina Cherbonnier - YPARD general presentation


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Marina Cherbonnier - YPARD general presentation

  1. 1. A movement by youth, for youth, for agricultural development
  2. 2. What is YPARD?• A global platform• YPs under 40• Active in Agricultural Dev.• Multi-stakeholders• Decentralized movement
  3. 3. Why YPARD?Because youth need…• To Participate/commit• Access Professional opportunities• Be given a voice• Be interested in agricultural education• Sustainable ARD = their future!
  4. 4. Objectives 1. Exchanging information & Connecting people 2. Contributing to strategic ARD policy debates 3. Promoting agriculture among young people 4. Facilitating access to resources and capacity building opportunities
  5. 5. Our priorities for 2012 Mentorship programme Strengthening our regional and local offices Promoting agriculture Curricula Changes Policy debates opportunities
  6. 6. Recommendation for Youth strategy?-> A “Work-together” strategy • Multi-stakeholder • Multi-level • Bring-in different perspectives and expertise • WITHIN and outside organisations
  7. 7. Success story:Collaborative GCARD2 Youth YPARD = International Youth voice GFAR = strategic and policy support CGIAR = capacity building in social reporting CTA = networking for more Youth on board Uruguay committee = “Local” Youth participation => +30 YP having an impact on GCARD2 outcomes, reaching out and getting online participants involved, and building capacities in social reporting (ICT4D)!
  8. 8. Recommendation for CTA Strategy? • Don’t restrict the strategy to one aspect/domain • Embrace all the needs of the Youth in Ag • Build a strategy that supports collaborative work with different stakeholders strong of their own expertise, among CTA departments/ programmes and with other partners
  9. 9. How can we work together?Suggestions… Ardyis: promoting agriculture through stronger media Other CTA programmes?Let’s discuss!
  10. 10. Thank You! andSign up now (if not yet done)! @