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AgriTech Expo Zambia: One month to go, visitor registration officially open

Organizers are looking forward to the impactful Bayer Networking Zone and the High Level Panel Discussion between senior officials in the government and the farmers

AgriTech Expo Zambia is the leading B2B agricultural machinery and implements trade fair in the sub-Saharan African region. With one month to go, the organizers have officially opened the registrations for the visitors. Visitors can register at www.agritech-expo.com/register/ for passes which are free of charge.

The 7th edition of the AgriTech Expo takes place from the 2 – 4 April 2020.The first day of the show is open exclusively to large commercial farmers. With the objective to deliver serious impact on the inclusivity of the voice of the farmer in policy making, leading crop sciences company Bayer in partnership with organizers DLG Agriculture Limited have created the Bayer Networking Zone at AgriTech.

Taking place on the first day of AgriTech Expo, the exclusive Bayer Networking Zone comprises open to commercial farmers in the region, to have an open dialog directly with the governmental and ministerial officials to discuss and deliberate on the challenges currently facing the industry, with a mindset and focus on creating meaningful and sustainable solutions for all moving forward.

Following a high level panel discussion the participants will have exclusive access to a networking function with large scale commercial farmers, VIPs, government officials, media partners and top suppliers at the all-new to Agritech Expo 2020 – the Bayer Networking Zone, in order to continue the discussions of improving the industry as a whole.

Mr. Paul K Kapapula, Territory Manager at Bayer Zambia, Gold Sponsor at AgriTech Expo 2020 said: Our networking zone will be a great opportunity where farmers will not only get first-hand information on our pipeline for maize seed and crop protection products and services but also have the opportunity to network with the movers and shakers of the farming sector in the region.

This year’s Agritech 2020 is very special for Bayer as we are getting closer to offering  our customers a complete solution. We will be displaying the service of on farm seed treatment as we drive stewardship. It’s an opportunity for any farmer Commercial, Emerging or Small holder to visit our stand where a well-trained team of Agronomists will be on hand to answer all of their questions – added Mr. Kapapula

In addition to the Bayer Networking Zone, attendees of AgriTech Expo 2020 can look forward to the very popular live Agricultural Machinery demonstration zones featuring the leading manufactures such as CASE IH, John Deere, Dezzi and Caterpillar.

Visitors to the Agritech Expo 2020 at the GART Research Center in Chisamba Zambia will be able to participate in the 4×4 Test Zone, the workshop and training tents, the live crop trails, the irrigation, SME and Energy Zones.

Dr. Lars Huf Rühlemann Deputy Managing Director of DLG International GmbH and Project Lead of Agritech Expo Zambia said: AgriTech makes sure that there is something of importance at the trade fair for every visiting stakeholder.

From the leading brands, products and services in the farming sector on display to exciting live machinery demonstrations, workshops and test tracks there will not be one dull moment on the field.

The farmers and attendees can benefit from engaging and interactive workshops taking place every day in the two workshop tents at Agritech Expo 2020. Farmers can gather abundant information and best practices as well as the latest products and services and take it back to their farms and take their farming practices to the next level: – added Dr. Huf-Rühlemann.

AgriTech Expo Zambia 2020 features two workshops tents. Workshop Tent One will feature rich content on Livestock Production, Crop Production, Solar Irrigation and New and Interesting Applications of Technology in Agriculture. The second workshop tent will cover practical and trending topics such as Training & Extension Services, Water Management & Irrigation, Finance & Agribusiness, Electricity Supply & Rural Electrification. Attendees can participate in the technical program at AgriTech Expo 2020 free of charge.