MIJARC had his General Assembly held in Sri Lanka in december 2012.
After a seminar "The future of rural areas is in our hands !! Rural Youth are engine for development", young people from the national movements of MIJARc in the world decided about the future of the organization for the 4 upcoming years.
MIJARC Philipins and EiR Poland have been affiliated to MIJARC. Welcome to MIJARC family!
George Dixon Fernandez and Hona Doreen Tibashoboka finished their mandate of President and Secretary General. Thank you for all the hard work you did for MIJARC.
A New world team has been elected: Daniel Royan (President), Christopher Mumbi (Treasurer), Claire Quintin (Secretary General). Welcome and good luck with this new responsability.
We also renewed the world coordination:
- thank you to Jurgen, Jojo, Nivaldo, Mélanie for the energy you put into MIJARC,
- thank you Rachel, Luz Mery, Anil and Sarita to keep on participating to the World Coordination
- welcome Charles, Douglas, Klaus and Anna, we hope you will enjoy your new responsabilities!
MIJARC is actively involved in the preparation and facilitation of the special session on Youth : "Youth in Agriculture" of the 2012 Farmers Forum. This session will take place on February 18th 2012 in IFAD Headquarter and will gather 30 young farmers from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Carribean.
This event is the opportunity for MIJARC to present the outcome of its pilote project "Facilitating rural youth access to agricultural activities" implemented in collaboration with FAO and IFAD.
Rachel Kalaba (MIJARC Zambia), Mélanie Faye (URJCS Senegal and member of the food sovereignty commission of MIJARC), Esteban Chavez Mozombite (President of JARC Peru), George Dixon Fernandez (president of MIJARC) and Clémence Roger (staff) will be representing MIJARC in this international meeting.
The programme is available below: