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.

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Evaluation YEP Programmes

Currently, YEP Programmes is being evaluated by Ecorys. We would appreciate your full cooperation, in order to continue YEP Programmes, hopefully with an extension to other sectors!

“Never a boring day!” - Business development in Zambia

Our Young Expert Bram de Vries is a Young Expert, who is working as a Business Developer of VDS A'campo/Holland Greentech in Zambia. Bram has written a blog about his activities and his life as Young Expert!

Changes in YEP team members

As from April 1st, there will be some changes in the YEP-team.

Preparatory training course

Training of the 15th batch starts on 17 September 2018

Organisations: deadline project submission

Deadline for submitting project proposals by organisations (16th batch):

15 October 2018

Candidates: apply for YEP positions

New YEP positions will be available on 5 November
Every year we subsidise the placement of 72 young professionals
Check the latest results of YEP in our annual report

Our Young Experts


Bas Agerbeek - YEP Water at Arcadis Nederland B.V. in Myanmar
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Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR

Nada Al-Dahmashi

Young Expert at Meta Meta - Yemen

YEP period 2017 - 2019, batch 13

YEP Role

Program Assistance

Click here for more information about my project.

 

Skills

  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Team player working in a team
  • Good planner
  • Adaptive to different environments and work circumstances
Background

Nationality: Yemeni
Education: BSc in civil engineering, currently a master student (IWRM Program) at Water and Environment Centre(WEC), Sana’a University). English diploma.

 

Experience before YEP

Primary school – English teacher.
Teaching elderly ( Literacy).
Trainee at WEC since June 2016 till October 2017 - participated in several activities:

  • member of the field team of the (War Impact on WaSH) assessment study
  • member of the field team of the (War Impact on Food Security- Tihama Region) assessment study
  • planning of many sessions at WEC , water sector meetings and a research fair
YEP Water

Contact

Email Twitter LinkedIn Skype
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Updates


Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Professional Women Network
Last week, at Gender & Development Research and Studies Centre(GDRSC), a focus group discussion(FG)with WUAs(women & men). To know what challenges and obstacles the women are facing. Yemeni women are...read more

Photo shows the FG with women & men