Travel information

Travelling to GART Research Centre

Agritech Expo Zambia takes place at GART Research Centre farm in the Chisamba region of Zambia, located about 50km out of Lusaka on the Great North Road.


From Lusaka – Head North on the T2 (Great North Road) for approximately 60km, once you pass Fringilla Lodge on your right and Zambeef on your left continue for approximately 2km to GART Research Centre which will be on your left.

From Mumbwa – Get onto the M20 road heading East, drive for approximately 140km until you reach the T2 (Great North Road), turn right onto the T2 heading South and drive for approximately 4km and GART Research Centre will be on your right.

From Kabwe – Head South on the T2 (Great North Road), drive approximately 90km South towards Lusaka, GART will be on your right.



If you are a small-scale or emerging commercial farmer, contact your local ZNFU regional office to secure your bus ticket to Agritech Expo Zambia. Tel +260 211 252 649 / 255769 / 255769 / 257958 / 254431



Pilots are able to land their planes on an airstrip 1km from Agritech Expo Zambia. A shuttle will be available between the airstrip and the expo. For landing queries please contact Andrew Woodley via email:



There is a tollgate between Lusaka and Chisamba on Great North Road. Please plan an additional fee of K20 per passage and extra travel time.

Visas and immigration

Zambia’s Embassies/Visas: Visa regulations change often for visitors to Zambia, so check with your local Zambian Embassy for the latest.

You may be asked to show you have sufficient funds to support your stay.
Passports must be valid for at least six months after your intended departure date.

The Zambian Government have decided that they will no longer be offering a visa waiver for those pre-booking safaris in Zambia and that travellers will have to pay for their visas either before or on arrival in Zambia.

Zambian Tourist Board: Tel: +260 211 229087/90;
Web Site:


Arrive as a guest and leave as a friend!

Recently upgraded, Fringilla Lodge now boasts lush gardens and a place to call your second home in Zambia.

Established in the 1970s, this place has a rich history and family heritage worth exploring.

Conveniently yet remotely situated approx. 50km’s from Lusaka along “the Great North Road” and located about one hour away from Lusaka, Fringilla Lodge provides the ideal country atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of town. The Lodge is located in a ranch, within the vast Fringilla Farm. A walk through the premises has elements of modern as well as contemporary ranching and the restaurant serves fresh food all sourced from the farm.

Fringilla is a fantastic getaway; conference facility; private function venue or just a day’s outing from Lusaka with the family. Accommodation is however limited & it is suggested securing your booking is done in advance.

Mobile: 260 972 182354 and +260 968 626896.
Please quote AGRITECH ZAMBIA 2019 when making the booking.




Accommodations for the 2018 edition has been negotiated with the Protea Hotels Zambia.
Please feel free to make your reservations and queries directly with the Protea Hotel Central reservation Office.

Kamba Matoba Lungu
Central Reservations Manager
Protea Hotels by Marriott®

T: +260 211 254 605 | F:  +260 211 252 384| M:  +260 964 901 056|M:  +260 971 038 550
in order for the quoted rates to apply, please quote the code: AGRI2019.


Car rental


Early booking is strongly suggested as flights, car hire and accommodations are generally in heavy demand during the event’s period. The special rates are available only when a booking is made directly with Voyagers and subjected to availability.

Conditions will apply. Enquiries can be made immediately by contacting the following offices respectively:
Car hire: