Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Agricultural School One year Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture 2016
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The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company of the A.G
Leventis Group dedicated to the training of farmers in modern and
sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural
The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and
farmers since 1987 and currently has six schools in the 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.
Applications are invited for:
Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Agricultural School Admission to a
One year Training Programme in Modern and Sustainable Agriculture
The objective of the training, which is "Free of all Cost", is
to create in Nigeria, generations of committed young practical farmers
who will act as catalysts for agricultural revolution in their
Admission is open to both male and female candidates. Tuition
and boarding (including feeding) is 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 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
Application Closing Date
18th November, 2016.
Saturday, 19th November, 2016.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Application in
their 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 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
qualification(s) or relevant documents.
All application should be forwarded to any of the addresses below, preferably, to the school of choice:
Leventis Foundation/Kaduna State, Agricultural Training School,
Dogon Dawa, Birini Gwari L.G.
Leventis Foundation/Kano State, Agricultural Training School
Panda, Albasu Local Government
Leventis Foundation/Gombe State, Agricultural Training School,
Tumu, Akko Local Government,
The General Manager (Technical and Training) Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte
2, Leventis Close, Central Business District
P.O. Box, 20351.
In addition to the regular 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. Bee-keeping, honey production. Fish farming, Mushroom
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