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2022/2023 IITA/IFAD Food Processing and Packaging Training For Young Agripreneurs




Currently ongoing is an opportunity for agripreneurs. This is 2022/2023 IITA/IFAD Food Processing and Packaging Training for Young Agripreneurs. Those who have interested in Agricultural Entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply.

The IFAD Agrihub Nigeria project on Food Processing and Packaging Training aims to equip unemployed Nigerian youth and aspiring agripreneurs with the skills they need to become self-employed or secure employment in agriculture.

The project’s various initiatives aim to improve the livelihoods of youth in the rural economy. Agrihub intends to operate an inclusive model that offers opportunities to people with limited education.

 

Brief Program Details

Sponsor(S): IFAD Agrihub Nigeria

Type: Training and Fellowship

Award Value: Full Sponsorship

Eligible Country: Nigeria

Application Deadline: 8 August 2022



Program Value

  • classroom teaching,
  • hands-on learning in the field, and
  • internships that can lead to employment opportunities or starting their own food-processing factory

 

What to Expect from the IFAD Agrihub Training?




The expected outcome of the training is as follows;

  • To prevent food wastage, youth must be trained in postharvest food handling, processing, and packaging, which is one of the mandates of the IFAD Agrihub Nigeria project.
  • This training is in collaboration with Cato Food, Iwo, Osun State. The program provides a curriculum for youth (male and female) to learn about postharvest food handling, processing, and packaging.
  • The program includes classroom teaching, hands-on learning in the field, and internships that can lead to employment opportunities or starting their own food-processing factory

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Eligibility Requirement




To be considered for the training, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Beneficiaries should be youth between the ages of 18 and 29.
  • Youth must be passionate about agriculture especially food processing and its value chain.
  • 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 Iwo, Ileogbo, Oluponna, Kuta and environs 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 food processing companies.

 

NOTE: Females are encouraged to apply.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should complete the application process by clicking the Apply Button below.

The program is expected to take place in Iwo, Osun State.

 

Apply Here

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