Deadline: December 15, 2023
Applications are open for the Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture 2024. The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of youth and farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources.
The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has established six agricultural training schools in different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria. The schools located in the FCT, Osun, Kano and Gombe states are co-funded by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments. All the schools offer training to young people (male and female) desirous of making a good career in farming and agribusiness. The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to several areas of agriculture, agricultural value chains and other farm businesses.
The objective of the training, which is FREE OF ALL COSTS to the beneficiary, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as a catalyst for an agricultural revolution in their communities while advancing the food system.
- Tuition and boarding (including feeding) are provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the course.
Applicants should fulfill the following conditions among others:
- Be physically fit.
- Ability to read and write in English (evidence of a minimum of secondary leaving school certificate may be required).
- Aged between 18 and 40 years old.
- Pass both written and oral test prior to final selection.
- Should demonstrate a perceivable interest in agriculture.
- Proof of a farming background is an advantage.
Application in the applicant’s handwriting including concrete information in respect of each of the above requirements together with a letter signed by the chairman or secretary of the candidate’s Local Government of origin, or an attestation letter from a Justice of Peace (JP), two (2) recent passport size photographs, three (3) references and photocopies of academic qualifications(s) or relevant documents should be forwarded to any of the school addresses, preferably, to the school of choice.
For more information, visit Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training.