Agritech Expo Zambia

Agritech Expo Zambia

4-5 April. Lusaka, Zambia. The Agritech Expo is an exclusive business-to-business platform, whereby the key stakeholders, retailers, agents and service providers from across the entire Agri valuechain, converged in one arena to discuss regional plans for development and Agri-Evolution.

It was the country’s first full-scale, live agriculture event, offering everything from a conference, technical workshops, live crop trials to first-hand demonstrations of the latest in large scale agricultural machinery. More than 60 exhibitors displayed the latest technology in farming and post-harvest equipment as well as products and services ranging from seeds, through fertilizers, crop protection products, and irrigation.

Zambia’s Vice President Dr Guy Scott and the new Zambian Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, the Honourable Minister Wilbur Simuusa, attended the Agritech Expo.

The Zambian National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) is a key founding partner in the Agritech Expo.  

“we are confident that the Agritech Expo will be able to ignite interest to the members of the Union and the entire agricultural sector to take advantage of the variety of technologies to choose from to make their farming businesses a success. It could not have come at a better time.” Executive Director, Mr Ndambo Ndambo

Workshops for emerging farmers
Another key partner in the event, the USAID’s Southern African Trade Hub, presented free workshops designed particularly for small holders and emerging commercial farmers, to provide them with the basic information and context to better understand the technologies that are on display and available.

The global agri giant AGCO is the exclusive diamond sponsor for Agritech Expo while Stanbic Bank is a platinum sponsor. Other sponsors include: AFGRI, Action Auto, SARO, John Deere, BASF, Seed-Co, EFE, Du Pont-Pioneer, Valtra, K2, Kempston, Monsanto, Greenbelt, HarvestPlus, Lindsay, Zamseed, NWK and Rovic Leers.

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