YPARD Rwanda Social Channels
YPARD Rwanda started in 2006 as a country chapter of YPARD. In 2015, the network counted over 100 registered members with an ambition to reach 1500 by 2017. Their experience and participation in different national and regional gatherings on youth and Agriculture helped the chapter to better set its future. Currently, the Youth Engagement in Agriculture Network- Rwanda (YEAN-Rwanda) is the right arm of the chapter to reach YPARD objectives aligned to the country efforts to make youth more productive. According to EICV3, the youth in Rwanda constitute 39% of the entire population and one of the big threat of the agriculture sector is the negative attitude by the youth towards agriculture (Sector skills survey 2012); YEAN partners with YPARD Rwanda to support youth’s transition and access to opportunities offered by YPARD movement to improve equal access to information and experience sharing at both national and international level without facing language barriers as well as making agriculture more attractive to the young generation. YEAN is a Network of Young People engaged in Agriculture in Rwanda with a mission to help young people to be leaders of change in Agriculture sector through direct and indirect engagement in agriculture Research and Development Activities. Currently, YEAN has 1500 members on its social media platforms. YPARD Rwanda is hosted by Rwanda Organization for Development Initiatives (RODI) located in Kicukiro District, Kigali City. RODI strives for integrated socio-economic development with special attention to Social Protection; Food Security, nutrition education with focus on children and women. It hosts YPARD Rwanda Chapter since 2012 and has been supporting some youth members of the network to benefit from different agriculture opportunities.
YPARD Rwanda yatangiye ibikorwa byayo mu mu mwaka wa 2006 nk’ Ishami rya YPARD mu Rwanda. Ubu ifite abanyamuryango basaga 100 ikaba yarihaye kugera ku banyamuryango 1500 mu mwaka wa 2017. Uburambe ndetse no kwitabira amanama ku rubyiruko mu buhinzi byatumye YPARD Rwanda ifata icyerecyezo gishya muri gahunda zayo ziri imbere. Inkingi ya YPARD ubu ni Youth Engagement in Agriculture Network- Rwanda (YEAN-Rwanda) mu gufasha YPARD Rwanda kugera ku ntego zayo zisubiza intumbero y’igihugu mu kugira urubyiruko rutanga umusaruro. EICV ya gatatu yagaragaje ko 39% by’abanyarwanda ari urubyiruko, ariko imwe mu mbogamizi zikomereye igihugu ni uko urubyiruko rukomeje kudakunda umurimo w’ubuhinzi. YEAN ikorana na YPARD mu gufasha urubyiruko kugerwaho amakuru aba yatanzwe na YAPARD mu rwego rwo kongerera ubushobozi urubyiruko ruri mu buhinzi ntawuzitiwe n’ikibazo cy’ururimi ndetse no kubakundisha uwo mwuga. YEAN ni umuryango w’urubyiruko ruri mu buhinzi mu Rwanda wiyemeje gufasha urubyiruko gukora impinduka mu buhinzi, Ubworozi, ubushakashatsi n’iterambere muri rugange. YEAN ifite abanyamuryango basaga 1500 ku mbuga nkoranyambaga zayo baganira ku buhinzi umunsi ku wundi. YPARD Rwanda ikorera mu muryango nyarwanda witwa RODI uherereye mu Karere ka Kicuro, Umujyi wa Kigali RODI iharanira imibereho myiza, kwihaza mu biribwa kwigisha ibijyanye n’imirire yibanda ku bana n’abagore. Icumbikiye YPARD Rwanda kuva mu mwaka wa 2012 kandi yakomeje gushyigikira no gufasha ibikorwa by’urubyiruko rubarizwa muri YPARD Rwanda.