Nigeria: Apply to the Agriculture Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric Yes), Lagos

The Lagos State Government in continuation of the 10 Point Agenda to create wealth, ensure food security and alleviate poverty through entrepreneurial training in modern agriculture is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for
placement in the third phase of the six months intensive training course, the Agriculture Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric Yes).

The Agric-Yes programme is a 3 phased programme which includes a six month intensive hands-on practical based training in aquaculture, poultry, vegetable farming and bee keeping.
Other highlights of the programme are a six month exposure to agriculture best practices in aquaculture, poultry, vegetable farming and bee keeping in a commercial farm as well as a permanent settlement in Farm estates in various locations in the State.

Requirements for admission into the six months programme include:
* a passion for agriculture
* possession of a recognized
degree and diplomas from universities and polytechnics
* minimum of senior secondary school certificates and satisfactory physical and health conditions.

Application forms are available for free of charge from the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on
Special Projects at block 17 Alausa, Lagos State Ministry of Agricultural

Training Institute, Araga-Poka, Epe, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operatives, Block 5, Alausa, Lagos State

Agricultural Development Authority Oko Oba, Agege.

The application form can also be downloaded online from the
Programme’s website, @ http://www.lagosagricyes.gov.ng while the
completed application forms are expected to be submitted with
copies of credentials in A-4 envelopes to any locations stated above.

Further enquiries could also be sought from the website http://www.lagosagricyes.gov.ng or by sending an email to mails@lagosagricyes.gov.ng

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About kalusam

I am a graduate of Agriculture with options in Soil Science and Meteorology from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike- Nigeria. I am the lead Agribusiness consultant at Agritechnovate Solutions Entreprises. I have underwent several trainings, conferences and studies in Agriculture and entrepreneurship with University of Maryland, U.S.A , IHAV Foundation Conference, Association of Africa Business School (AABS) Agric business Launch to mention but a few. As a young farmer and entreprenuer with a passion for research and writing, I use this blog to share my experiences as well as inform Youths of the opportunities available in Agriculture and Entrepreneurship. Follow me on twitter: @kalusamanya Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kalusam Skype: kalusam WHatsapp: +2347036931636
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6 Responses to Nigeria: Apply to the Agriculture Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric Yes), Lagos

  1. Reblogged this on Ideation Station and commented:
    Great opportunity to getting going in Ag!

  2. tolu says:

    Please what date is this program I went to the ministry of agriculture and they said there is no information or form for now that its not out yet so please any updated information from you thank you.

    • kalusam says:

      Hello Tolu, information I post here are to assist everyone and I as much as possible get info from reliable sources…I may not be able to verify this physically due to busy nature of my business. I advise you keep trying.

  3. Mrs Nwolisa says:

    Hello I want to find out if the 6 months agricultural empowerment program is still on and how to enroll for it thanks.

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