AgriTech Expo Zambia Launches eLearning Platform Alongside New Feature Zones

The organizers are busy preparing the venue at the GART Research Center in Chisamba and are eagerly look forward to welcoming visitors from the 15-17 April 2021.


AgriTech Expo Zambia will be back at the GART Research Center in Chisamba Zambia for the 7th edition of the show from the 15-17 April 2021 after being postponed earlier this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Presented by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and jointly organized with the Zambian subsidiary of the German Agricultural Society (DLG Agriculture), AgriTech Expo Zambia is the leading international agriculture showcase event in Sub-Saharan Africa. With 48,000 square meters of exhibition space already sold, 120+ confirmed exhibitors, 7 international pavilions and 16 exciting feature zones the 2021 edition of AgriTech Expo Zambia is set to be action packed for both the small scale and large-scale farmer alike.

DLG Agriculture announced today that they have launched the AgriTech eLearning Platform. The AgriTech eLearning platform offers a digital arena where interactions between farmers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers can be carried out with ease. The AgriTech eLearning platform is open and free to access for all. Farmers from the region can benefit from a wide variety of educational content from experts, exhibitors and other organizations to inform themselves about farming best practices and the best technology and innovation currently available in the market. With these insights and impulses, they can increase the productivity and therefore profitability of their farms.

In addition, the AgriTech eLearning platform allows exhibitors to engage the farmers with their products, services and offerings in advance of the show. The exhibitors can build on the trust they develop using this pre-show interaction with their potential clients they meet them physically at the trade fair in April 2021.

2020 has been a hard year for everyone, we at AgriTech see that as a sign to work even harder, delivering more value for our customers and stakeholders. The AgriTech eLearning Platform is a perfect tool for that as it gives our stakeholders yet another opportunity to make up for lost time and carry out their essential business engagements before they come to the field in April. “Our ever-growing network of farmers can filter and select content ranging from farm management best practices, crop protection techniques, equipment and technology highlights all delivered by experts, exhibitors and institutions through engaging videos, top tips, informational articles and much more.

2020 has been a hard year for everyone, we at AgriTech see that as a sign to work even harder, delivering more value for our customers and stakeholders. The AgriTech eLearning Platform is a perfect tool for that as it gives our stakeholders yet another opportunity to make up for lost time and carry out their essential business engagements before they come to the field in April. “Our ever-growing network of farmers can filter and select content ranging from farm management best practices, crop protection techniques, equipment and technology highlights all delivered by experts, exhibitors and institutions through engaging videos, top tips, informational articles and much more.

Christopher Armstrong – Marketing Director, AgriTech Expo Zambia – DLG International

In addition to the launch of the eLearning Platform, DLG Agriculture announced that the field mark out was completed by the operations team last week. The field mark out is the first step in the field preparation activities for the trade fair. Visitors of the show in April can expect not only a comprehensive and sophisticated hygiene concept and as a result of which a new site layout ensuring a safe, structured and effective networking experience at the show.

In addition to the new site layout the attendees of AgriTech Expo Zambia 2021 will experience the all-new Bayer Networking Zone and the Livestock Zone. The activities of Day 1 of the trade fair which is reserved as the commercial farmer preview day will be focused at the Bayer Networking Zone. The Bayer Networking Zone will not only host the networking activities of VIPs, exhibitors and sponsors with top commercial farmers and industry professionals but also be the breakout area following the high-level panel discussion with senior government officials and the district farming association representatives which will address the key governmental policies effecting the farmers in the region.

The Livestock Zone at AgriTech Expo 2021 will offer visitors a live auction and animal show as well as interactive workshops and actual livestock in the field. DLG Agriculture along with the Zambian National Farmer’s Union (ZNFU) are working closely with the ministry of fisheries and livestock in Zambia to ensure a safe and effective livestock display at AgriTech Expo 2021.


Notes to editors:

About AgriTech Expo Zambia

AgriTech Expo Zambia is the business-to-business buying platform for agricultural professionals, from small-scale farmers to commercial enterprises, to engage and conduct business with some of the world’s leading suppliers to the agricultural industry.

The goal of the expo is establishing a marketplace for regional and international industry professionals, young agripreneurs and farmers of all scales, to come together in one location to conduct exclusive agribusiness transactions while being educated on the latest global industry trends to advance into the next generation of food production.

From live crop trials and machinery demonstrations to technical and practical workshops and business lounges for commercial players, AgriTech Expo presents the gateway to industry innovations with the leading outdoor exhibition in the region for the agri-community.

AgriTech Expo is the only professional business led event servicing the needs of the entire agri-value chain in Zambia and its neighboring countries.

About DLG Agriculture

DLG Agriculture offers international expertise in setting up trade fairs and providing project management and consultancy services. These activities are coordinated by staff at the DLG headquarters in Frankfurt and it’s thirteen subsidiaries, twelve of which are based abroad.

With decades of experience, a global network of experts and a keen instinct for spotting emerging trends and issues, DLG has pioneered the successful development and implementation of international trade fairs and specialist exhibitions in the fields of agricultural machinery, crop production, livestock farming and bioenergy.


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