DEADLINE: 26TH NOVEMBER, 2021
LEVENTIS FOUNDATION (NIGERIA) AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL
CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO A ONE YEAR TRAINING PROGRAMME IN MODERN & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 2022 SESSION
The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of youths 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 five schools in the different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria. The schools located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe states are co-funded by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments. All the Schools offer training the 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 and other farm businesses.
The objective of the training, which is FREE OF ALL COSTS, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities.
Admission is open to both male and female candidates. Tuition and boarding (including feeding) are provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the đuration of the course.
Applicants should fulfill the following conditions among others;
(a) Be physically fit.
(b) Ability to read and write in English (evidence of minimum secondary school 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 perceivable interest in agriculture
(f) Proof of a farming background is an advantage.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application in applicant’s own hand writing 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 qualification(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.(2) Leventis Foundation /Kaduna State, Agricultural Training School, Dogon Dawa, Birini Gwari LG, P.M.B 1047, Zaria, Kaduna Stute,
(3) Leventis Foundation Kano State, Agricultural Training School, Panda, Alhasu Local Government, P.M.B. 3555, Kano, Kano State.(4) Leventis Foundation Gombe State, Agricultural Training School, Tumm, Akko Local Government, Gombe State.
(5) Leventis Foundation/ FCT, Agricultural Training School, Yabu, Abaji Area Council, P.M.B. 001, Abaji, Abuja.
(6) The General Manager (Technical and Training) Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd Gte, 2, Leventis Close, Central Business District, P.0. Bax. 20351, Garki Abuja, FCT.
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 eg. Poultry production, Vegetable production, Bee-keeping, Honey production, Fish farming. Mushroom production, Value chain development, feed formulation, green house farming and hydroponics, urban farming and climate smart agriculture etc.
Application deadline is 26th November, 2021.
Screening/Examination comes up on Saturday 27th, November, 2021.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Mrs Janet Egbe-Owoicho, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte,
Email: [email protected], Tel: 07085524233
For more info, visit; www.leventisfoundation.org.ng
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