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

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New edition of YEP Effect: no. 6!

We are proud to present the 6th edition of YEP Effect!

Preparatory training course

Training of the 21st batch starts on 21 September

Organisations: deadline project submission

Deadline for submitting project proposals by organisations (batch 22):

11 October 2020

Candidates: apply for YEP positions

New YEP positions will be available on 28 October
Every year we subsidise the placement of 72 young professionals
Check the latest results of YEP in our annual report

Our Young Experts


Alexander de Ruijter - YEP Water at Arcadis Nederland B.V. in Vietnam
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Birama Sangaré

Where is he now? Project officer at Akvo, Mali
History

Young Expert at Akvo.org - Mali


YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 9

YEP Role

As a Young Water Expert and Project Officer, I cooperated with partners and users Akvo tools in West Africa particularly in Mali. In the team Akvo Partners- West Africa I used my experience in the field of WASH and my knowledge of some Malian’s areas. I provided support during and after the introduction of tools in developing training programs. 


Click here for more information about my project.

 

Skills

Rural water, sanitation, water code in Mali, community mobilization, the water analysis and wastewater, planning and community development, strengthening municipalities agent’s capacity on water decentralization

 

Background

Nationality: Malian
Education: 2005-2009: Master's degree in geography (Faculty of letters, languages, Arts, and social sciences (FLASH), University of Bamako-Mali. 2010-2012: Professional Master of geography and History (Normal High Academy of Bamako, Mali)

 

Experience before YEP

October 2015 to April 2016: WASH advisor at SNV-Mali. My role consisted of contributing to the training and capacity building of government officials in the water sector; assisting in building a database on water quality and helping to update the status of modern water points of Mali.

March 2014 to September 2015: Project Assistant, Chief of antenna at Conseil Eau & Environnement Assistance, CEEA (Council - Water &Environmental Assistance), in Koulikoro Mali. In this position, I gave water policy tranings to water management committees, and also oversaw and supervised WASH activities in our target areas.

2013-2014: Rural WASH investigator of Conseil Eau & Environnement Assistance, CEEA (Council - water &Environmental Assistance), Mali.

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Contact

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History


Sunday, September 20, 2020
Inititiative des Données au Mali (MDI)
Jour 1 de la formation des enquêteurs dans le cadre du projet Inititiative des Données au Mali (IDM) en collaboration avec le projet PASARC de l'ONG Near East Foundation. Pour rappel, le projet IDM ...read more

Session Pratique avec le respect des gestes barrières

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Mali Data Initiative_ Enumerators'training
Day 4: AKVO training on six agricultural value chains; land, water and forest resources management; governance and conflicts prevention and women& youth empowerment in 8 Circles of Mopti region in par...read more

Participants view

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
MDI: Réunion de travail entre Akvo Bamako et Near East Foundation
Dans le cadre du [Projet « Étude de faisabilité pour le Mali Data Initiative (Initiative Données du Mali – IDM) »](https://rsr.akvo.org/en/project/8263/), a lieu une réunion de travail entre A...read more

Salle de Formation, SNV , Vue des Participants à la réunion