Leventis Foundation Agricultural Schools Training Programme in Modern Agriculture


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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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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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