Visitor registration now open for the 7th edition of AgriTech Expo Zambia 2021

Attendees can look forward to new machinery and technology demonstrated in the field for the first time as well as high level talks, networking, workshops and more.

Organizers of AgriTech Expo Zambia, the leading agricultural machinery showcase event in sub-Saharan Africa, DLG Agriculture LTD. along with the Zambian National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and venue hosts Golden Valley Research Trust (GART) have today officially opened the visitor registration for the 7th edition of the trade fair. Participation is free and attendees can register themselves online here: www.agritech-expo.com/register.

AgriTech Expo Zambia takes place from the 15-17 April 2021 and is spread over 250,000 square meters of exhibition space and offers both small and emerging farmers as well as large scale farmers a professional business platform where they can experience and engage with the latest offerings from world class suppliers of agriculture machinery and implements.

AgriTech Expo Zambia has 16 exciting feature zones, which includes planting and machinery demonstrations and crop trial plots. Attendees can view these demonstrations and interact ditrectly with the suppliers and find a solution that best fits their operation. SARO Agriculture, gold sponsor at AgriTech Expo Zambia has confirmed that it will be bringing many novel products and services to the GART Research Center in April such as the new TAFE 1015 tractor series, Two Wheel Tractor Conservation Farming Ripper, Hand Held Motorized Post Hole Digger, SARO Pedal Rice Thresher and many more.

“We at SARO, and as an important partner to the agricultural sector, are proud to be associated with all farmers at this challenging time of the Covid-19 pandemic. We have strived, despite many challenges, to support the farming sector because regardless of the pandemic people still need to eat and the role played by farmers from all sectors to provide food should never be underestimated.

We continue to support the Small Scale, Emerging & Commercial sectors with tried and tested equipment of high quality and at competitive prices.

Mr. Calvin Salah, Marketing Manager at SARO Agriculture

AgriTech Expo Zambia in addition to being a business platform for the exchange of technology it is also the most influential forum for the farmers to have meaningful and crucial conversations One example of this is The High-Level Panel Discussion which takes place on the first day of AgriTech Expo Zambia 2021 which formally opens the Bayer Networking Zone which is a new feature area this year. The purpose of the high-level panel discussion is to foster a more inclusive approach in government policy making where the voice of the farmers is also taken in to consideration. This year, the permanent secretaries of the ministries of agriculture, water, labor and trade will take the stage along with the country’s top commercial farmers and address some of the major issues facing the agriculture sector. The Bayer Networking Zone is where these policy makers, farmers, top agribusiness professionals and representatives from the media can continue the conversation in a more relaxed environment and at the same time interact, grow and enhance their network with the representation from the top agriculture machinery and implement suppliers.

In addition to the feature zones, AgriTech Expo Zambia continues to keep its international flair with country pavilions from EU, Germany and Slovenia. International suppliers will showcase their products and innovations from their part of the world tailored to the needs of the farmers in the region. Farmers can also benefit from full expert run workshops on all three days of the trade fair. With a focus on small scale and emerging farmers each day has specific theme ranging from livestock production and organic farming, crop production and solar irrigation and agribusiness and Agri-tech from Day 1 to Day 3 respectively. The topics covered range from disease control in animal farming, seed multiplication, micro finance options for small scale farmers as well mechanization on small scale farms and closer look at innovative methods of irrigation and much more. The full program of AgriTech Expo Zambia workshops can be viewed here – www.agritech-expo.com/workshops

DLG Agriculture Ltd. and FarmersExpo have incorporated the highest levels of safety and hygiene protocols for conducting outdoor trade fairs and constructed a safe business plan that is in place to ensure the health and safety of all the stakeholders of the trade fair. Each person entering the trade fair inclusive of vehicles have to go through a number of procedures to halt the spread and transmission of foot and mouth disease as well as the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

We take our responsibility to create a safe environment for all stakeholders very seriously. In addition to a number of consultations with local and national health authorities in Zambia we have created a safe business plan and hygiene concept that everyone entering the venue has to strictly adhere to.”

Dr. Lars Huf, Deputy Managing Director of DLG International GmbH and Project Lead of AgriTech Expo Zambia

The AgriTech Expo Zambia 2021 safe business document can be viewed here: https://agritech-expo.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/AgriTech-Expo-Zambia-2021-Safe-Business-Plan.pdf

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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.

For media enquiries, partnerships and barter agreements please contact:

Christopher Armstrong

DLG Agriculture Ltd.

c.armstrong@dlg.org
+49 151 46274093

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