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Project proposals for new YEP positions

New YEp positions online batch 17
September 24, 2019 By: F&BKP Office Image: YEP

Young Expert Programmes (YEP) is looking for project proposals for new positions for YEP Water, YEP Agrofood and the brand new YEP Energy. Deadline for submitting project proposals is October 15, 2019.

The main goal of YEP, consisting of YEP Water, YEP Agrofood, YEP Energy and YEP Tailor-made, is to offer young Dutch and local professionals the opportunity to take their first steps in an international environment. They are employed through Dutch organizations in a number of eligible countries. The programmes aim to rejuvenate the water, agrofood and renewable energy sectors and ensure the continued availability of expertise for these sectors.

YEP Programmes is again looking for Dutch organizations interested in submitting project proposals for YEP positions1Please note that this new batch is still subject to funding, depending on the official approval of YEP Phase II.2. In this new batch, YEP Programmes is extended with the brand new YEP Energy, existing of the following themes:

  • Decentral energy access to affordable energy services for households, including clean cooking solutions.
  • Innovation (technology, finance and business).
  • Productive use of renewable energy for SMEs, farmers and social institutions.

Of course, project proposals for YEP Water and YEP Agrofood are also welcome.

Please visit the YEP website for the Guidelines, the self test, and various steps in the project submission process.

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Since 2013, more than 430 Young Experts have already been employed through YEP Programmes in 39 countries by more than 125 different organizations. YEP Programmes is being carried out by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Water Partnership and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform. For more information about the programmes and the current and alumni Young Experts, please visit the YEP website.



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