Leventis Foundation Nigeria Modern & Sustainable Agriculture Training Programme 2019

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Leventis Foundation Nigeria Modern & Sustainable Agriculture Training Programme 2019. The Application deadline is 15th November 2019.

The Leventis Foundation Nigeria is a charitable company dedicated to the training of farmers in modem 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 six schools in the different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria. The schools located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe states are co-financed 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.

In addition to the regular one-year training, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) offer a variety of consultancy services and targeted short courses in several aspects of agriculture e.g. Poultry production, Vegetable production, Bee-keeping, Honey production, Fish farming, Mushroom production, Value chain mapping etc.

Title: Admission into a One-Year Training Programme in Modern & Sustainable Agriculture

Job Description

  • The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to several areas of agriculture and other farm businesses.
  • Admission is open to both male and female candidates.
  • Tuition and boarding (including feeding) is provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the duration of the course.
  • The objective of the training, which is FREE OF ALL COSTS to the beneficiaries, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities.

Admission Requirements
Applicants should fulfill the following conditions among others:

  • Be physically fit
  • Ability to read and write in English (evidence of minimum of Junior Secondary School may be required)
  • Aged between 18 and 40 years
  • Pass both written and oral test prior to final selection
  • Should demonstrate perceivable interest in agriculture
  • Proof of a farming background is an advantage.

Application Deadline: 15th November, 2019.

Screening/Examination Date
Saturday 16th, November 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Applications, in applicant’s own handwriting including concrete information in respect of each of the above requirements together with 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 qualification(s) or relevant documents, to any of the addresses below, preferably, to the school of choice:
Leventis Foundation/Osun State,
Agricultural Training School,
Imo, P.M.B. 5074 Ilesa,
Osun State.

Or
Leventis Foundation/Kaduna State,
Agricultural Training School,
Dogon Dawa, Birini Gwari LG,
P.M.B 1047, Zaria,
Kaduna State.

Or
Leventis Foundation/Kano State,
Agricultural Training School,
Panda, Albasu Local Government,
P.M.B. 3555, Kano,
Kano State.

Or
Leventis Foundation/Gombe State
Agricultural Training School,
Tumu, Akko Local Government,
Gombe State.

Or
Leventis Foundation/FCT
Agricultural Training School,
Yaba, Abaji Area Council,
P.M.B. 001, Abaji,
Abuja.

Or
The General Manager (Technical and Training),
Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Limited/Gte,
2, Leventis Close, Central Business District
P.O. Box. 20351, Garki,
Abuja, FCT.

Note
For further enquiries, please contact:
Mrs Janet Egbe-Owoicho, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Limited/Gte, E-mail: leventisfoundation@gmail.com
Tel: 07085524233.

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