RURAL EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION (REP)
The National Directorate of Employment presents a Skills Acquisition Scheme aimed at creating jobs for Nigerians. You are invited to apply for the training programme as it is designed to equip you with productive skills. See more information below.
RURAL AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING SCHEME [RADTS]:
RADTS adopted farming demonstration and training approach in capacity building for community empowerment and rural development. This training is for school leavers and other members of the rural community.
Duration is 3 months. Training duration: Tutorial classes and practical demonstration – 1 month,Attachment to well established farms – 2 months.
The skills set under this scheme are:
- Crop production
- Business training
INTEGRATED FARMING AND TRAINING SCHEME [IFTS]:
This involves the impartation of agri-business skills, life skills and success attitudes that will lead to competence in the proper management of mixed farming enterprises as agric-preneurs to unemployed graduate of tertiary institutions. After the training, beneficiaries are empowered with cash component to set up mixed farms at the IFTS Centers.
Presently, states with IFTS centers are:
DURATION: 3 years.
RURAL HANDICRAFT TRAINING SCHEME [RHTS]:
This involves training the rural farmer participants in the production and marketing of viable handicrafts within their localities using locally sourced raw materials. The training lasts for four months with the objectives of generating another stream of income for the farmers during the off-season and reduces idle time.
Skills under this scheme include:
- Basket weaving
- Mat making
- Hat making
- Cane chairs making
Short duration training of one or two weeks for an up-grade of knowledge and competence of graduates of RADTS in agri-business techniques in specialized areas such as:
- Fish fingering production
- Bio-fertilizer and Bio-pesticide production
- Export-grade fish processing and fish oil production
- Feed formulation and production
- Seedling multiplication and Agro services
- Other areas of training include training on Bio-security and Biological Risk Management for Livestock Enterprises.
The training creates awareness, coach participants on risk management assessment, formulation of appropriate bio-security/BRM plans for different classes of livestock and the implementation and managing of disease risk at a moderate cost applying effective control measures as a component of total enterprise security also, participants learn steps to take in times of disease outbreak.
NDE AGRICULTURAL PARK:
Is an all-inclusive agri-business cluster of commercial activities with a high employment generation potential offering training, mentorship and business support. The park is designed for graduates and non-graduates and aimed at building the capacity of the unemployed youths with appropriate skills for successful management of technology driven and innovative Small Scale Agribusiness.
The project has been established at two locations:
- Akunnu Akoko North LGA in Ondo state
- Sabuwa LGA in Katsina state
Register to be able to start your enrollment process.
Before selecting a programme/scheme, ensure you have gone through all the schemes and properly understand each, so that you can make the right choice.
Click here-https://ndetrainees.ng/to complete registration.
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