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IFAD AgriHub Food Processing and Packaging Training 2022 – Call for Applications

IFAD AgriHub Food Processing and Packaging Training 2022 – Call for Applications

When is Application Deadline?

8th August 2022

Tell Me About Award:

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.

What Type of Award is this?

Training

Who can apply?

  • Beneficiaries should be youth between the ages of 18 and 29.
  • You must be residing in Iwo, Osun or its environs based on your proximity to the forestated location. 
  • 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.
  • Females are encouraged to apply.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Nigeria

Where will Award be Taken?

Osun state, Nigeria

How Many Positions will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award?

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.

How to Apply for Program?

If you meet these criteria, APPLY NOW!

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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