About YARA

The Young African Researchers in Agriculture (YARA) network brings together young and early career African researchers in agriculture from all over the Continent in a new peer network.

Read More

Membership Application

The Young African Researchers in Agriculture (YARA) network brings together young and early career African researchers in agriculture from all over the Continent in a new peer network.

Click here to apply

Small Grants Programme

YARA Small Grants Programme 2019 

Click Here to read more


In memory of Professor Ephraim Wadonda Chirwa

Professor Ephraim Chirwa, the Director of Research-Africa of the Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) Programme and a founding member of the Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC), passed away after a sudden illness on the morning of 15 July 2019. Read More

Latest Events

YARA-JPS-COHD-FAC 2019 Summer Writeshop-Workshop

The YARA-JPS-COHD-FAC Writeshop-Workshop aims to improve young researchers’ strategic knowledge about and practical skills on matters related to international journal publication and  impact…Read More

YARA Theory Workshop

YARA in collaboration with the Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape organize a theory workshop for young African scholars from across the continent… Read More

YARA/PLAAS Public Debate

Presented by Prof Ruth Hall (UWC), Prof Kojo Amanor (University of Ghana) and Prof Issa Shivji (Director of Nyerere Resource Centre,Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology). Read More