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Agribusiness Training Opportunity for Ghanaian Youth in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 11, 2016 from Brazil
Expired on November 30, 2016

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture is seeking applications for its three-month Intensive Training in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse and Irrigation Technology at Dawhenya Irrigation Scheme.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for enrolment into the 13-week training programme beginning in January 16, 2017.


◾The government will provide free accommodation, feeding and tuition during the training period; ◾Hardworking trainees will be assisted to set up their own farms; ◾Trainees may constitute themselves into well-organised groups after training and be assisted to source for loans from financial institutions to undertake their own production; ◾Trainees can take advantage of the numerous interventions by the government for the youth in agricultural production.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should: ◾Have a minimum of a Diploma in General Agriculture; ◾Have completed National Service; ◾Have two years practical engagement (crops); ◾Must be between the ages of 21-35 years; ◾Should be physically fit for practical agricultural activity; ◾Demonstrate high interest in agricultural production; ◾Be willing to engage in vegetable production as a source of livelihood; ◾Be willing to abide by the code of conduct of the; training centre ◾Young ladies are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications including CVs (resume) and photocopies/scanned copies of certificates via postal mail or an email.

Deadline: 30 November 2016.

Eligible Country: Ghana.

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