Read this great article on Agropreneurnaija. Any African country that takes agriculture seriously is bound to succeed. Education and vocational training are obviously top of the list in order to make it sustainable.
Leventis Foundation Agricultural Schools – In support of the Government Policy and efforts on Agricultural Development and poverty alleviation, the Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte, a non-profit making charitable organization has since 1987 been running agricultural training for youths in Nigeria. The Foundation currently has six Agricultural Training Schools. The schools located in Osun, Kaduna, Kano, Gombe and Ondo states and FCT are co-financed by the respective state governments with Leventis Foundation. All the schools offer training to young people (farmers) desirous of making a good career in farming. The comprehensive one-year training exposes the participants to most areas of agriculture and farm business. The objective of the training which is FREE OF ALL COSTS is to create in Nigeria, a new generation of committed young practical farmers who will act as catalysts for agricultural development in their communities.
Admission is open to both Male and Female candidates. Tuition, boarding (including…
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