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

YEP Effect 4 has been released!

During the YEP kick off of batch 15,  another new edition of YEP Effect has been officially launched: the fourth edition is now available!

YEP alumnus Jacques on TV!

Jacques Tuyishime, alumnus of YEP Programmes, is now Managing Director at Holland GreenTech in Rwanda. He has developed several skills during his time in YEP,  especially during the Personal Development Training!

Preparatory training course

Training of the 16th batch starts on 4 February 2019
Every year we subsidise the placement of 72 young professionals
Check the latest results of YEP in our annual report

Our Young Experts


Joao Francisco de Araujo - YEP Agrofood at DADTCO in Mozambique
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Biniyam Mengesha Teklu

Young Expert at ASA - Africa Sustainable Aquaculture B.V. - Ethiopia

YEP period 2017 - 2019, batch 12

YEP Role

Trainer (YEP Batch 12)

Click here for more information about my project.

 

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Collaboration
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Critical Thinking
Background

Nationality: Ethiopian
Education: Degree in Business Management, studying masters in Project Management

 

Experience before YEP

Consultant, Marketing & Sales

YEP Agrofood

Contact

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