The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company dedicated to the training of 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 six schools in different agro-ecological zones of Nigeria. The schools located in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano and Gombe states are co-financed by Leventis Foundation and the respective State Governments. All the schools offer training to young people (male and female) desirous of making a good career in farming. 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 a catalyst for an 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 fulfill the following conditions among others:
- Be physically fit
- Ability to read and write in English (evidence of a minimum of Junior secondary school may be required).
- Aged between 18 and 40 years old.
- Pass both written and oral test prior to final selection.
- Should demonstrate a perceivable interest in agriculture.
- Proof of a farming background is an advantage.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified applicants should forward their Application in applicant’s own handwriting 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 qualifications(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, llesa
2. Leventis Foundation Kano State
Agricultural Training School Panda,
Albasu Local Government
P.M.B. 3555, Kano
3. Leventis Foundation Kaduna State
Agricultural Training School Dogon Dawa, Birini Gwari LG
Zaria, Kaduna State
4. Leventis Foundation Gombe State
Agricultural Training School Tumu,
Akko Local Government
5. Leventis Foundation FCT
Agricultural Training School
Yaba, Abaji Area Council
P.M.B. 001, Abaji,
6. The General Manager (technical and Training)
leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte No 2,
Leventis Close, Central Business District,
Garki Abuja, FCT.
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 e.g. Poultry production, vegetable production, beekeeping, honey production, fiSh farming, mushroom production e.t.c.
Application Deadline: 15th of November, 2019
Screening/Examination comes up on Saturday 16th November 2019.
For further inquiries, please contact:
Mrs. Janet Egbe-Owoicho,
Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte
Email: [email protected], Telephone: 0708 552 4233