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Eva van Dijk

Eva van Dijk

Young Expert at Stichting Youthure - Malawi
YEP period 2021 - 2023, batch 23

YEP Role

As a Young  Expert, I work for Youthure Foundation in Malawi where I support youth empowerment through a sustainable farming businesses program. Through the promotion of climate-smart farming practices and SMART farming technologies, the program aims to increase youth employment in the agricultural sector. My work focuses on strengthening the knowledge and capacity of youth networks in order to implement sustainable farming businesses. Among others, my tasks include supporting and coordinating program activities, facilitating knowledge exchange, managing project visibility, and project monitoring and evaluation.

Skills

Project Management

Land and Water Management

Creative and critical thinking

Climate-Smart Agriculture

Farming Systems Analysis

Stakeholder Analysis

 

Background

Nationality: Dutch

Education:

-       MSc International Land and Water Management – Wageningen University.

Specialization: Sustainable Land Management. Additional Minor: Sustainable Agriculture

-       BSc International Land and Water Management – Wageningen University

 

Experience before YEP

  • Student Assistant: Climate-Smart Agriculture course – Wageningen University
  • Internship at Boerengroep Foundation: Organization of a summer school on agroecology
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Organisation: Stichting Youthure
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