National Young Farmers Scheme Training 2020/2021 to begin on 10th of November 2020 UNDER Supervision of National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA). President Buhari to flagoff National Young Farmers Scheme on November 10, 2020; Latest news update.
For those who applied for 2020 Nigeria Young Farmers Network Registration/Recruitment Exercise in 774 Local Government Area across the 36 states in Nigeria. This is to inform you that on the 10th of November 2020, the President will flag-off the National Young Farmers Scheme; the time has finally come for us to go back to farm, According to NALDA.
National Young Farmers Scheme under NALDA aims on encouraging the Nigerian youth to participate in agriculture.
The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is incharge of this programme. NALDA is a body established in 1992 but it went into extinction in 2000. However under the administration of the President Muhammadu Buhari, it was revived to carry out its mandate of developing rural communities through agriculture and to make agriculture a business and a source of wealth creation for the country. sector.
This projects final goal would be to encourage, empower and guide 1000 farmers from each of the 774 LGAs in Nigeria each year. This programme is intended to cut across all facets of agriculture.
National Young Farmers Scheme Update 2020/2021
The Nigeria Young Farmers Network (NYFN) was founded in 2014 and it brings together a diverse range of people who are united by their passion for progression and commitment to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic development throuhg Agriculture.
NALDA is currently running a pilot programme that involves 100 farmers from each of the 774 LGAs of the country. For more information about this scheme visit a NALDA office closest to you.
National Young Farmers Scheme Shortlisted Names
Those who receive mail or SMS after a successful application online will be invited for Training and all listed beneficiaries will get notification before the training commence.
You can still register HERE