Have great ideas for agricultural initiatives or projects but limited funds to make them happen?
Want to learn how social media can help you build, excite and mobilise a team?
Feel like you could make more creative presentations?
Be more effective and strategic in gaining media coverage?
Want to share experiences and stories with other YPARD members?
If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions you should join YPARD’s interactive webinar series!
Open to all YPARD members, this webinar series aims to address pressing soft skill gaps in agriculture and has been developed in collaboration with YPARD country representatives and partners.
Webinars will be interactive - so join live to ask questions. We’ll also be recording webinars to the YPARD YouTube channel so you can watch them later.
Click on the links below to sign up (some of these links will be available in the coming weeks only)!
More topics will be announced in 2016 - add your suggestions for future webinar topics by commenting on this page.
YPARD members are also developing a pilot course on “farming as a business” which we hope to launch by late 2015. Check our website for updates
Date and time
Topic of webinar
9:00am Lagos / 10:00am CET / 1:45pm Kathmandu
Crowdfunding for social impact in agriculture
Covering the key steps in developing a successful crowdfunding campaign.
4pm Lagos / 4pm CET / 8.45pm Kathmandu
How to make creative presentations
Covering pitching an idea and creating powerful visuals to support the messaging. [Now closed] Watch the recorded webinar.
Delivered by Champions
10:00am Lagos / 10:00am CET / 2.45pm Kathmandu
Principles of fundraising
How to find funding opportunities, application tips, how to write a budget/business plan, following up on an application. [Now closed]
1pm CET, Lagos /5.45pm Kathmandu
Using social media to mobilise a team
How to use the power of social media to build a team, excite them to contribute and mobilise around an issue, and promote agriculture on a wider scale. [Now Closed]
Delivered by Peter Casier, Freelance Social Media agitator
Postponed to 2016
2pm Lagos / 2pm CET / 6.45pm Kathmandu
How to liaise with traditional media
The golden rules of pitching to print, radio and TV media.