How to Apply Leventis Foundation| The Leventis Foundation has organizing a One Year Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture for Nigerian youth 2024, Don’t miss this opportunity, check application requirement below.
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.
- 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.
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The one-year training, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) offers a variety of consultancy services and targeted short courses in several aspects of agriculture .
- Processing and packaging
- Poultry production
- Vegetable production
- Honey production
- Fish farming
- Mushroom production
- Value chain development
- fFed formulation
- Greenhouse farming
- Urban farming and climate-smart agriculture e.t.c
Applicants should fulfill the following conditions among others:
- Applicant must 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.
- Applicant’s handwriting including concrete information in respect of each of the above requirements
- A letter signed by the chairman or secretary of the candidate’s Local Government of origin
- An attestation letter from a Justice of Peace (JP)
- Two (2) recent passport size photographs
- Three (3) references and photocopies of academic qualifications(s)
All the relevant documents should be forwarded to any of the state office addresses below, preferably, to the school of choice;
- Leventis Foundation/Osun State, Agricultural Training School, Imo, P.M.B. 5074, Ilesa, Osun StateLeventis
- Foundation/Kano State, Agricultural Training School, Panda, Albasu Local Government, P.M.B. 3555, Kano, Kano State
- Leventis Foundation/Gombe State, Agricultural Training School Tumu, Akko Local Government Gombe State
- Leventis Foundation/FCT, Agricultural Training School Yaba, Abaji Area Council, P.M.B. 001, Abaji, Abuja.
- 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.
How to Apply Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) One Year Training Programme 2024
Interested candidates who meet the eligibility requirement should send their application form to the Leventis Foundation state office address mention above that is closer to them. For information Visit Leventis Foundation
Application Deadline: Friday 15th December, 2023
Note that the Screening/Examination comes up on Saturday 16th December, 2023