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


Sydney Liwewe - YEP Tailor-made at WaterWorX in Malawi
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Bayardo Gonzalez

Where is he now? PhD-researcher at UNESCO-IHE the Netherlands
History

Young Expert at Waterschap Noorderzijlvest - Nicaragua


YEP period 2014 - 2015, batch 2

YEP Role

I worked as Local  Young Water Expert for WS Noorderzijlvest.  As a Young Expert I was involved in all main project activities in which Noorderzijlvest had a strong role within project MULGRO: the development of the integrated water resources management plans, the training of local water officials, the strengthening of local and regional water management according to the national water laws in both countries, and the process of exchange of knowledge and experience via international discussions and seminars.
Click here for more information about my project.

 

Skills

I am very committed to my work, willing to learn and always ready to go the extra mile.

 

Background

Nationality: Nicaraguan
Education: Msc. Municipal Water and Infrastructure Specialization Water Supply, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

 

Experience before YEP

I have participated in the design of over twenty wastewater treatment plants in Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador. Besides that, I had also supervised and built five treatment facilities and have been responsible for the development of three potable water plant designs.

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Contact

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History


Friday, October 10, 2014
Water Board of Marcala
Working with Water board of Marcala (Hondura) as part of Project Mulgro...read more

Water Board Marcala (Honduras)

Monday, April 21, 2014
National Water Authority of Nicaragua (ANA)
Interview with the Minister-Director of the National Water Authority of Nicaragua (ANA), Mr. Luis Ángel Montenegro MSc....read more



Monday, April 21, 2014
Poster Project Mulgro
This is the poster project. Located at the entrance to San Carlos. To The Left Nohemi Bellorin Director of ASODELCO (Local NGO) and To the Right Ineke de Groot of NZV ( liaison and communications offi...read more