Call for Applications: Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture 2024

Call for Applications: Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture 2024

The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to teaching students and farmers contemporary and sustainable agricultural practices, as well as the wise use of natural resources.

Since 1987, the Foundation has provided agricultural training to youths and farmers, and it currently operates six agricultural training schools throughout Nigeria’s several agro-ecological zones. The Leventis Foundation and the relevant state governments co-fund the schools in the FCT, Osun, Kano, and Gombe states.

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.

Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training Programme 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.

Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training Programme 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: leventisfoundation@gmail.com, Telephone: 0708 552 4233

Application Deadline: 15th December, 2023

For More Information:

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

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