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YPARD CHAPTERS AROUND THE WORLD
On Feb. 14-15 YPARD Philippines representative, Jim Leandro Cano, represented the youth at the 42nd Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development ( IFAD ) of the United Nations. Jim, presented success stories of youth-led initiatives of YPARD Philippines that have tapped funding for a start-up business or to access markets abroad for agricultural services.
On February 1st, YPARD Albania held an event dubbed 1000 Reasons Why Food Matters at the Stephen Center, in Tirana, the Albanian capital. The event drew students and professors from primary / Middle school of “Siri Kodra” in Tirana and experts to discuss the importance of traditional practice in shaping the environment and subsequently the food.
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NEW IN THE e-LIBRARY
This report by RARE builds on 338 solutions submitted through a global crowdsourcing contest called Solution Search as part of a broader project, Farming for Biodiversity. Select YPARD members participated in the Solution Search contest.