Leventis foundation is providing one year free training for young people in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture as part of their contribution to nation’s agricultural development. The objective of the training programme is to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities. Aside the free training, accommodation and feeding will be provided through-out the duration of the programme.
Leventis foundation has been involved in the training of youths and farmers since 1987 in its schools located in six agro-ecological zones of Nigeria which include, FCT, Osun, Ondo, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe states.
Requirement for Admission
Applicant either male or female must be physically fit
Be able to read and write in English (evidence of minimum of junior secondary school may be required)
Aged between 18 and 35 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
Method of Application
Application in applicants 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 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 Osun State
Leventis Foundation/Kano State Agricultural Training School Panda, Albasu Local Government P.M.B. 3555, Kano, Kano State.
Leventis Foundation/Kaduna State Agricultural Training School DogonDawa, BirniGwari LGA, P.M.B1047, Zaria, Kaduna 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 2, Leventis Close, Central Business District P. O. Box. 20351, Garki, Abuja, FCT.
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