Apply now for the ongoing Young Africa Works IITA Project and Training Program For Nigerians in Kano, Kaduna and Lagos State.
The young Africa Works-IITA Project is currently seeking Applicants within Nigeria to build their capacity to be trained and work within the supported value chains of rice soybeans, maize, cowpea, poultry, vegetable mushroom, groundnut, fish and livestock.
The project is working with partners in various sector :
- To strengthen Agricultural training for young people.
- To provide youth particularly young women with skills needed to better compete for decent employment and develop their own successful businesses in agriculture and Agro-Processing.
- To develop youth sensitive loan and agribusiness support in collaboration with financial institution that recognize the specialized needs of youth as agricultural borrowers.
- Aged 18 – 35 years
- Must be ordinarily a resident in the respective municipal area (this means that the youth must live in the community for atleast four days in a week)
- Must have attained atleast junior secondary school 3 (JSS3) for entrepreneurship track and Diploma from employment track
- Willingness to commit atleast 6 weeks for the training
- Must demonstrate fashion for agriculture
- Interest in the project focus commodities
- Must have access to a functional mobile phone
- Affiliation to a registered association is an added advantage
The training offers;
- An opportunity to learn modern farming and value addition,
- A chance to grow your business through coaching and mentoring
- Agribusiness development training
- Career orientation through job Placements and internships
- Agriculture products marketing skills
- Network development and market linkages
How to Apply for Young Africa Works IITA Project and Training Program
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Limited form are also available at:
a. Lagos state Agricultural Development Authority, 371 oko-oba, Agege motor road, Agege Lagos
b. IITA office, National Agricultural extension and research liason services (NAERLS) office complex, Zaria Kaduna State.
c. international Institute of tropical Agriculture, Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road Kano state.
12 November to 12 December 2020.
A follow up interview may be conducted for the final selection of youth beneficiaries to be considered for the training.
A CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED UPON COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM
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