Project DetailsCode: MTV & LTV – FCP-05
Start date: 01 ene 2017
End date: 16 dic 2017
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days), Medium Term (15 days to 1 Month), Long Term (1 Month to a Year)
Airport: Murtala Muhammed International Airport
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 40
DescriptionIn conjunction with a branch of international NGO, the farm land is a large parcel of land with varieties of seasonal crops. The objective is primarily to engage in “operation food basket” to be launched very soon. Attention will be given to poverty alleviation programme of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) at the global level.
Work And Activities
Much of bush clearing, seed planting, watering the ridges and crops, plowing and harvesting will be done. New cultivation of ridges and crop layers will be carried out. Volunteers will work in all season of the year on various plantations. It will also include cultivating, planting, harvesting and stocking up the proceeds already ripe. The volunteers will have intimate relationship with village farmers and exchange practical ideas about culture, customs and living in the farm as a means of sustenance.
Accommodation And FoodVolunteers will be accommodated in the village where project is located and sometimes live in the tent.
PlaceEruwa Town in Ibarapa Central area of Oyo State
RequirementsVolunteers need not be skilled in agricultural science but should be ready to act on instructions and guidelines. The camp will be supervised by an Agric manager and volunteers will work as a team in different areas of the farm (each group under a team leader).
NotesVolunteer needs to come with working hand gloves, boots, games and high motivation for the project.