The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is an organization devoted to the preparation of farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources | Apply now for Leventis Foundation Training programme in Agriculture.

One-Year Leventis Foundation Training Programme in Agriculture 2017/2018
The Leventis Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has six schools in the different agro-ecological zones in Nigeria. The schools are 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.
In addition to the regular one-year training, all Leventis (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 production e.t.c.
Programme Type: Training.
Programme Training Field: Agriculture.
Application deadline: 24th November 2017.
Screening/Examination: Saturday 25th November 2017.
Benefits of The Leventis Foundation Training Programme:
  • Tuition and boarding (including feeding) are provided free of charge for successful candidates throughout the duration of the course.
  • 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 catalysts for agricultural revolution in their communities.
  • Admission is open to both male and female candidates.

Admission Eligibility

  • Be physically fit
  • Ability to read and write in English (evidence of minimum of junior secondary school may be required)
  • Age between 18 and 40 years.
  • Pass both written and oral test prior to final selection
  • Should demonstrate perceivable interest in agriculture
  • Proof of farming background is an advantage.

Method of Application and Requirements

  • Applications are needed 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 qualification(s) or relevant documents should be sent to any of the addresses below, or to the school of choice.
Below are the Leventis Foundation Addresses in Nigeria;
1. Leventis Foundation/ Osun State,
Agricultural Training School,
Imo, P.M.B. 5074 Ilesa,
Osun State.
2. Leventis Foundation/ Kaduna State,
Agricultural Training School,
Dogon Dawa, Birini Gwari LG,
P.M.B 1047, Zaria Kaduna State.
3. Leventis Foundation/ Kano State,
Agricultural Training School,
Panda, Albasu Local Government,
P.M.B. 3555, Kano State.
4. Leventis Foundation/Gombe State,
Agricultural Training School,
Tumu, Akko Local Government,
Gombe State.
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,
2, Leventis Close, Central Business District,
P.O.Box 20351, Garki Abuja, FCT.
For further inquiries, please contact:
Mrs. Janet Egbe-Owoicho, Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte.
Email:, Tel: 0708 552 4233
Application Deadline: 24th November 2017.
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