The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of youths and farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and the rational use of natural resources.
The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has four schools in the different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria (with ongoing plans to open more schools in the other states. 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 t 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 to the farmer, is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for the 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 duration of the course.
Applicants should fulfil the following conditions among others;
- Be physically fit
- Ability to read and write in English (evidence of a minimum of secondary may be required)
- Age between 18 and 40 years old
- Pass both written and oral tests prior to the final selection
- Should demonstrate perceivable interest in agriculture
- Proof of a farming background is an advantage
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Application letter in the applicants own handwriting including concrete information in respect to each of the above requirements together with a letter signed by the Chairman or Secretary of the candidates 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.
- Leventis Foundation Osun State Agricultural Training School
Imo, P.M.B. 5074, Ilesa,
- Leventis Foundation FCT Agricultural Training School,
Yaba, Abaji Area Council,
P.M.B. 001, Abaji, Abuja
- Leventis Foundation Kano State Agricultural Training School,
Panda, Albasu Local Government,
P.M.B. 3555, Kano,
- Leventis Foundation Gombe State Agricultural Training School,
Tumu, Akko Local Government
- General Manager (Technical and Training)
Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) LTD/GTE
2, Leventis Close, Central Business District,
P.O. Box. 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 e.g. 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.
The application Deadline is 17th February 2023
Screening/ Examination comes up on Saturday 18th February 2023 at the various school locations.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Mrs Janet Egbe-Owoicho, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 07085524233
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