YEP

The main goal of the Young Expert Programmes (YEP), consisting of YEP Water, YEP Agrofood, YEP Energy and YEP Tailor-made, is to offer young Dutch and local professionals the opportunity to take their first steps in an international environment. They are employed through Dutch organisations in a number of eligible countries. The programmes aim to rejuvenate the water, agrofood and renewable energy sectors and ensure the continued availability of expertise for these sectors.

The YEP Programmes are carried out jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP), the Food & Business Knowledge Platform and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

NEWS

Organisations: deadline project submission

Deadline for submitting project proposals by organisations (batch 19):

15 October 2019

Preparatory training course

Training of the 18th batch starts on 25 November

Training of the 19th batch starts on 20 January 2020

Candidates: apply for YEP positions

New YEP positions will be available on 4 November

Introduction video YEP

YEP in a nutshell: the new introduction video about YEP Programmes is now online.
Every year we subsidise the placement of 72 young professionals
Check the latest results of YEP in our annual report

Our Young Experts


Eelke Boerema - YEP Tailor-made at Wageningen University & Research in Kenya
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Eligible countries

YEP is open to development cooperation activities in countries included in the list of countries that are eligible for grants from the Dutch Good Growth Fund. Countries marked with an * are countries affected by fragility, and are assigned 20 bonus points in the assessment, see application guidelines.

 

Africa

Algeria*

Angola

Benin*

Burkina Faso*

Burundi*

Cape Verde

Chad*

Congo Democratic Republic   

Djibouti

Egypt*

Eritrea

Ethiopia*

Gambia

Ghana

Guinee

Ivory Coast

Kenya*

Libya*

Liberia

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali*

Mauritania*

Morocco*

Mozambique*

Niger*

Nigeria*

Rwanda

Sao Tomé

Senegal*

Sierra Leone

Somalia*

South Africa

South Sudan*

Sudan*

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia*

Uganda*

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Asia

Afghanistan*

Bangladesh*

Bhutan

Cambodia

India

Indonesia

Iraq*

Jordan*

Laos

Lebanon*

Mongolia

Myanmar

Nepal

Pakistan

Palestinian territories*  

Philippines

Sri Lanka

Vietnam

Yemen*

North America 

Guatemala

Haiti

Nicaragua

 

South America 

Bolivia

Colombia

Peru

Surinam


Europe

Armenia

Georgia

Kosovo

Moldavia

 

 

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