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Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) One-Year Training Programme 2024 in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 15th December, 2023

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.

Admission is open to both male and female candidates. Tuition and boarding (including feeding) are provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the course.

Requirements

Applicants should fulfill the following conditions among others:

a.) Be physically fit.

b.) Ability to read and write in English (evidence of a minimum of secondary leaving school certificate may be required).

c.) Aged between 18 and 40 years old.

d.) Pass both written and oral test prior to final selection.

e.) Should demonstrate a perceivable interest in agriculture.

f.) Proof of a farming background is an advantage.

Application Procedure

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 addresses below, preferably, to the school of choice;

  1. Leventis Foundation/Osun State

Agricultural Training School

Imo, P.M.B. 5074, Ilesa

Osun State

  1. Leventis Foundation/Kano State

Agricultural Training School

Panda, Albasu Local Government

P.M.B. 3555, Kano

Kano State

  1. Leventis Foundation/Gombe State

Agricultural Training School

Tumu, Akko Local Government

Gombe State

  1. Leventis Foundation/FCT

Agricultural Training School

Yaba, Abaji Area Council

P.M.B. 001, Abaji,

Abuja.

  1. The General Manager (Technical and Training)

Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte

No 2, Leventis Close, Central Business District,

P.O. Box 20351, Garki Abuja, FCT.

www.leventisfoundation.org.ng

In addition to the one-year training, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) offers a variety of consultancy services and targeted short courses in several aspects of agriculture e.g. processing and packaging, Poultry production, vegetable production, bee-keeping, honey production, fish farming, mushroom production, value chain development, feed formulation, greenhouse farming and hydroponics, urban farming and climate-smart agriculture e.t.c.

Application Deadline: Friday 15th December, 2023

Screening/Examination comes up on Saturday 16th December, 2023

For further inquiries, please contact:

Mrs. Janet Egbe-Owoicho, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte

Email: [email protected], Telephone: 0708 552 4233

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) One-Year Training Programme 2023/2024