YEP

The main goal of the Young Expert Programmes (YEP), consisting of YEP Water & YEP Agrofood, 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 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) and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform.

NEWS

Wanted: new YEP candidates for YEP positions!

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Introduction video YEP

YEP in a nutshell: the new introduction video about YEP Programmes is now online.

YEP Effect 5: result of YEP Phase I

The fifth edition of YEP Effect has been released! In this magazine, we reflect on 16 batches of Young Experts in YEP Phase I, and the new Tailor-made programme. Download here!

Preparatory training course

Training of the 17th batch starts on 16 September
Training of the 18th batch starts on 25 November
Every year we subsidise the placement of 72 young professionals
Check the latest results of YEP in our annual report

Our Young Experts


Londiwe Diamini - YEP Water at World Water Academy in South Africa
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Wouter Kleijn

Where is he now? Partnership Manager at HackYourFuture, the Netherlands
History

Young Expert at KIT - Kenya


YEP period 2017 - 2018, batch 10

YEP Role

Youth Employment Expert

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Skills

Strategy development, project design, commercial smallholder farming

 

Background

Nationality: Dutch
Education: Journalism (BA), International Relations (MA)

 

Experience before YEP

  • Sustainable Development Advisor at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
  • Various internships (political campaigns, journalism, NGOs/research)
YEP Agrofood

Contact

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