Farming community to meet at the 3rd Agritech Expo in April 2016

Farming community to meet at the 3rd Agritech Expo in April 2016

The Agritech Expo is the leading outdoor agriculture exhibition in Zambia, attracting a range of visitors and exhibitors.
On the 14th to the 16th of April 2016, 15,000+ of Zambia’s farming professionals will meet in Chisamaba. The Agritech Expo is the leading outdoor agriculture exhibition in Zambia, attracting a range of visitors and exhibitors including emerging farmers, smallholders, commercial farmers and agri experts. Liam Becket, Event Director of the Agritech Expo describes the event as, “A unique opportunity for them [Zambia’s farming professionals] to share best practice, get training, test and try out new products and technologies and brainstorm about current challenges such as productivity and competitiveness as well as the effects of current adverse weather conditions.”
2016 Agritech Expo offers Zambia’s farming community demos, training and business opportunities
The Agritech Expo is owned by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU). It continues to innovate by offering partners and visitors more technology demonstrations, free workshops and opportunities to do business. This year the Agritech Expo offers Zambian farmers:
130 exhibitors, including leading international suppliers to the agriculture industry
20 live crop trials
11 machinery demonstration fields
3 specialist zones
Livestock Zone
Irrigation Zone
SME Business Zone
4×4 Test Track
Sprayers Arena
Energy Park
Technical and practical workshops
VIP Business Lounges for commercial players
Agritech gets industry support for Zambia’s Farming community and outreach programme benefits future farmers
Leaders in Zambia’s agricultural industry support Zambia’s farming community through Agritech. ZANACO (Zambia National Commercial Bank) is returning as the exclusive Diamond Sponsor with AFGRI as Platinum Sponsors. Action Auto, JCB, John Deere, SARO and Zamseed are all Gold sponsors.
The Agritech Expo Outreach Programme is an on-going project which was launched last year. 540 students are already benefiting. The Golden Valley Basic School has 17 teachers and is based at the GART research Centre in Chisamba. Funds raised so far are helping the school with building renovations, equipment supplies and management of the school’s farm.

GART - Agritech Expo 2014

GART – Agritech Expo 2014

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