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.

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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.

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Small Grants Programme

YARA Small Grants Programme 2019

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YARA Working Paper Series

The Young African Researchers in Agriculture (YARA) in collaboration with the Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape bring you the YARA Working Paper Series. Read the papers here.

Latest Events

International Youth Day 2021, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, comes to show how the food systems transformations will require inclusion of youth. At the same time, youth will be catalysts for ensuring a sustainable transformation.  Read more

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