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.
SNV Ethiopia is currently implementing a three-year project called Gender and Youth Empowerment in Horticulture Markets (GYEM). The project is being implemented since 2016 in two regions of the country, Oromia & South, in partnership with farmer cooperative unions and local administrations.
Leul Habte Abdi is working at SNV Ethiopia and shares his experiences as a Young Expert.
Deadline for submitting project proposals by organisations (16th batch):
15 October 2018
Click here for an overview of all YEP projects at Akvo RSR