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    Wednesday, 19 October 2016

    Apply Free For Admission Into The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Agricultural School's One-Year Training Programme In Modern And Sustainable Agriculture

    The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company of the A.G. Leventis Group dedicated to the training of the youth and farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources since 1987. It currently runs six (6) schools in the different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria namely:
    • Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
    • Osun State
    • Ondo State
    • Kaduna State
    • Kano State and
    • Gombe State.
    These schools, which offer training to young people desirous of making a career in farming, are co-financed by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments.

    Objective
    The comprehensive one-year training aims at exposing participants to several areas of agriculture and other farm businesses, thereby creating in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities.

    Admission Eligibility Criteria
    Applicant:
    • must be physically fit
    • must be able to read and write in English (evidence of minimum of junior secondary school may be required)
    • must be aged 18-35 years
    • must pass both written and oral test prior to final selection
    • should demonstrate perceivable interest in agriculture
    • may be at an advantage by presenting proof of a farming background
    Note
    Application is open to male and female candidates
    Tuition, boarding and feeding are provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the duration of the course.

    Method of Application
    Application should be in applicants own hand writing including concrete information in respect of each of the above criteria together with a cover letter signed by the Chairman of the candidate’s Local Government of Origin, or attestation letter from the Justice of Peace (JP), two recent passport photographs, three reference letters and photocopies of academic qualification(s) or other relevant documents.

    These should be forwarded to any of the following addresses:

    Leventis Foundation/Osun State Agricultural Training School
    Imo
    P.M.B. 5074
    Ilesha
    Osun State

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

    Leventis Foundation/Kaduna State Agricultural Training School
    GogonDawa
    BirninGwari Local Government Area
    P.M.B. 1047
    Zaria
    Kaduna State

    Leventis Foundation/Gombe State Agricultural Training School
    Tumu Akko Local Government Area
    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
    FCT Abuja

    In addition to the one-year training, all Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) schools offer a variety of vocational targeted short courses in several aspects of farming including:
    • Poultry production
    • Vegetable Production
    • Bee-keeping
    • Honey Production
    • Fish Farming
    • Mushroom production


    Application Closes
    18th November 2016

    Screening/Examination
    19th November 2016

    For more information, visit the Leventis Foundation website at www.leventisfoundation.org.ng OR contact Mrs Janet Egbe-Owoicho, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte on leventisfoundation@gmail.com or 07085524233




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