Training Application (Agric Commodity, Nasarawa)

Background

The IFAD Agrihub Nigeria project focuses on developing the skills of unemployed Nigerian youth and aspiring agripreneurs to become self-employed or secure employment in agriculture. Through its various initiatives, the project aims to improve the livelihoods of youth in the rural economy. Agrihub intends to operate an inclusive model that provides opportunities for people with low levels of education.

Outcome

The training is a partnership between IFAD Agrihub project and Gaate farms. The programme provides a solid curriculum for youths (male and female) to acquire knowledge on Poultry production, Mechanization, Screenhouse farming, Rice Production and processing, Orchard farming, feed formulation, Charcoal cold room construction and hydroponic.

The programme includes classroom training, hands-on field learning and internships. Through these trainings, the selected beneficiaries will gain insights into creating businesses through renewable energy.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Beneficiaries should be youth between the ages of 18 and 29.
  • Youth must be passionate about agriculture especially agribusinesses likePoultry production, Mechanization, Screenhouse farming, Rice Production and processing, Orchard farming, feed formulation, Charcoal cold room construction and hydroponic.
  • The beneficiary must be unemployed when applying.
  • Beneficiaries must possess at least a junior or senior secondary school certificate and be literate in English or the local language.
  • Applicants resident in Kokona Local Government, Nasarawa (location of the training facility) will be given preference.
  • Applicants must have access to a functioning mobile phone.
  • Participants must be physically and mentally fit to participate in all aspects of the training. Applicants with certain disabilities are also encouraged to apply. However, this must be clearly communicated during the application period.
  • Applicants must be ready to commit three months to this program.
  • Applicants should be willing to undergo an internship in relevant farms.

Females are encouraged to apply…

If you meet these criteria, kindly apply now!