The Leventis Foundation Nigeria announces the opening of applications for its revered Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture for the year 2024. In its unwavering commitment to the advancement of Nigerian agriculture, the Foundation is calling upon the youth and farmers to participate in a transformative educational journey that combines traditional wisdom with modern agricultural practices.
The Vision of the Leventis Training Programme
For over three decades, the Leventis Foundation has been instrumental in cultivating the skills of young farmers and agri-entrepreneurs. With six agricultural training schools across Nigeria’s diverse agroecological zones, the Foundation offers a robust one-year course that is meticulously designed to cover extensive areas of agriculture, its value chains, and other related business endeavors.
Why the Leventis Training Programme Stands Out
The program stands as a unique educational experience, free of all costs, including tuition and boarding. It aims to foster a new generation of committed young farmers who will be at the forefront of an agricultural revolution, enhancing the country’s food systems.
To be eligible for the Leventis Training Programme, candidates must:
- Be in good physical health.
- Possess the ability to read and write in English, with at least a secondary school leaving certificate.
- Be between the ages of 18 and 40 years.
- Successfully pass both written and oral tests before selection.
- Display a keen interest in agriculture, with a farming background being a distinct advantage.
The Application Process
Aspiring participants should apply in their handwriting, providing detailed responses to the eligibility criteria. Applications must include:
- A letter from the candidate’s Local Government chairperson or secretary, or an attestation from a Justice of Peace (JP).
- Two recent passport-sized photographs.
- Three references.
- Photocopies of academic qualifications or relevant supporting documents.
Applications should be sent to the school of the candidate’s choice, with addresses available on the Foundation’s website.
For detailed information on how to apply, visit the Leventis Foundation Nigeria Training Programme page. The deadline for application submission is 15th December 2023.
The Leventis Training Programme is an opportunity to not just learn about sustainable farming but to become a part of a movement towards eco-friendly agriculture. With no financial burden, this program is accessible to passionate individuals determined to make a difference in Nigeria’s agricultural sector.
All the best in your pursuit!