Agripreneur Academy is a condensaon point of giving back to
society for the opportunies and endowments the Nigeria
Agricultural landscape has offered me both as a private and
public sector driver/leader in the Nigeria Agricultural enterprise.
Agripreneur Academy and its concept is intended promote
experienal transfer of good agricultural pracces to the new and
old generaon of farmers, agriprenuers and agricultural porolio
holders as well as closing the training gap for most Universies,
Colleges of Agriculture and related training instuons in the
areas of Mechanizaon and large-scale applicaon of knowledge
and skills acquired through the Students Industrial Work
Agripreneur Academy aims at building farmers capacity in
agroprenuerial management skills through learning by doing.
The goal is to inculcate the right skills and entrepreneurial
atude on young people who constute the most acve
segment of the country’s populaon thus making agricultural
acvies more appealing and result driven.
The centre intends to adapt an experienal model of passing
good agricultural pracces in all segments of the agricultural
value chain to young and interested farmers and enthusiasc
investors in the agricultural industries. The outcome of this
training will lead to increased producvity of the agricultural
sector as crical mass of highly skilled farm aendants,
managers, workers, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts will be made
available for the sector’s growth and development.
Farmers’ atude and skills towards improved farm
commercializaon through learning and increased knowledge is
The basis of this training centre is to teach
farmers how to produce crops or manage
To facilitate engagement opportunies.
To meet the training needs of all kinds of farmers,
students and agriprenuers at their respecve
To give farmers the opportunity to learn and
improve their knowledge, change their atudes
and enhance their skills needed for farm
It is a way of taking the school to the farmers and
youth in agriculture.
To give opportunity for learning by doing.
To build confidence and competence of youth and
women in agriculture.
To develop a hunger free country
Agricultural Training and Certification
Agripreneur Academy is an agricultural certification center. The center has ran two
sets of trainings so far on rice value chain and Customer Service skills in Policy Management.
The academy is located in Shabu village, in Agwada development area of Kokona local government in Nasarawa State. The workforce of the farm is 28