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Posted 26 March 2015 at 12:04

Agritech Expo to address finance challenges of the Zambian farming community.

“Living our mandate of financially including the unbanked bankable people”

At the upcoming Agritech Expo at GART in Chisamba from 16-18 April, local agri experts will be on hand with free financial advice that is specifically geared towards to the agricultural sector and meeting Zambian challenges. More than 10 000 people are again expected to descend on the centre of agriculture in Zambia next month following the successful launch of the event last year.

Finance focused presentations and discussions at Agritech Expo will include:

“Financing Outside the Box”: Our Journey with Emergent & Smallholder Farmers by Ephraim Mwafyeni, Head of value chain, Zanaco, Zambia

"Providing farmers in Zambia with access to finance" by Antois van der Westhuizen, Head of retail, John Deere Financial

These presentations will be followed by panel Question and Answer sessions including;

Moderator: Chance Kabaghe, Executive Director, I

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 24 March 2015 at 06:20

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR EXHIBITING AT THE AGRITECH EXPO 

AgriProFocus Zambia has been given a discounted rate for our members to exhibit at the Agritech Expo

Agritech Expo 2015 has offered AgriProFocus Zambia a designated area of 100 sq meters where 12 companies are able to have an exhibition space.  Instead of paying $1500 for your own space we can offer a 4 sq meter (2x2) space to display products and discuss products with the farming professionals.

The cost for an exhibition area per company comes to $569 (equivalent to K4332). This will include exhibition space and also allow for your logo and company description to be placed on the website.

Spaces are filling up quickly so if you are interested please let me know by March 30th, 2015. You can contact me at zambia@agriprofocus.com 

Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 23 March 2015 at 08:34

 Free Workshops for Farmers - Agritech Expo, 16-18 April at GART Chisamba, Zambia

Zambian farmers know that technology and knowledge are the way forward

The upcoming Agritech Expo, taking place from 16-18 April at GART in Chisamba, offers a range of free, practical workshops to assist farmers in the use of the latest technologies to improve their productive capacity and to become more competitive. The event is owned by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and organised by Spintelligent.

Confirmed session topics and expert speakers include:

• Enhancing mechanization and agriculture technologies for emerging to commercial operations - Kevin Lesser, Tactical Marketing Manager, John Deere, Kenya

• Ensuring food security though production development in the red meat industry in South Africa - Gerhard Schutte, CEO, Red Meat Producers Organisation, South Africa

• Improving farm productivity and promoting crop diversification and rural entrepreneurship through mechanisat

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 16 March 2015 at 03:30

Be Part of the USAID Workshops at Agritech Expo Zambia 2015.

Agritech Expo Zambia 2015 is less than 6 weeks away and will be hosted at the GART Research Centre in Chisamba, Zambia from 16 to 18 April 2015.

  • 16 April: Commercial Farmers focus day
  • 17 - 18 April: Open to all Agricultural professionals

Apart from open exhibitions, the Expo will also include Agricultural Development Discussions and Presentations supported by USAID, with over 20 agricultural speakers from Zambia, South Africa, Kenya and Malawi. 

The key areas of focus for the USAID development discussions will be:

• Farm mechanization

• Irrigation

• Business

• Commodity market

• Livestock

• Crop management & legume production

View the full programme of the workshops here and Register for free here.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 9 February 2015 at 07:04

Agritech Expo returns to Chisamba in April

Vision: "when the region thinks of food, it should think Zambia”

This year, 17-18th April 2015 at GART Chisamba, the Agritech Expo aims to be bigger and stronger with increased exhibition space. The Expo has also dedicated one of the three days as a focus day for commercial and emerging commercial farmers.

Last years event attracted 8000 farmers and agribusiness professionals, 69 exhibitors, 23 hectares of expo site including crop trails and 40 exhibitors from the Zambia Poultry Expo. Additionally, the event was also attended by former Zambian Vice-President Dr Guy Scott, the Minister of Livestock and Agriculture, the Honorable Minister Wylbur Simuusa, and former Zambian President Ruphia B. Banda.

The President of the Zambia National Farmers Union, Dr Nguleka stated that “we would like Agritech 2015 to be even better. We saw from the over-subscription last year that this is what the farming community needs. We would like to build on last year

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 21 January 2015 at 01:36

Agritech Expo Zambia - Free Registration

The Agritech Expo will take place on the 16th to the 18th  April 2015, GART Research Centre, Chisamba, Lusaka. It offers visitors a unique opportunity to meet some of the world's leading agricultural companies, network with fellow agricultural professionals as well as government and union officials. 

16th April - Commercial and emerging farmers day

17-18th April - Open to all agricultural and business professionals

Agitech is free-to-attend exhibition.

You can  meet over 130 international suppliers to the agricultural sector. Click here to see full exhibitor list.

From live crop trials and machinery demonstrations, to technical and practical free-to-attend workshops for emerging farmers, Agritech Expo services the needs of the entire agri-value chain in the region.


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Agritech Expo 2015

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Zambia
  17 April 2015 to 18 April 2015 - All Day Event

The Agritech Expo Zambia is the first outdoor agricultural trade expo in Zambia. Launched in 2014 in partnership with the Zambian National Farmers Union, Musika and Golden Valley Research Trust (GART), Agritech Expo 2014 saw in excess of 8000 attendees and 65 international visitors in attendance.With ambitious grow plans in place for 2015, Agritech Expo is projected to have in excess of 120 exhibitors and 10 000 visitors

For more information on this event, please contact Agritech Expo Marketing Coordinator, Benjamin Jones at: benjamin.jones@spintelligent.com 

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 11 December 2014 at 12:40

Be part of the leading Zambian Agricultural event AGRITECH EXPO ZAMBIA 2015.


Agritech Expo Zambia is the first and only outdoor agricultural trade expo in Zambia. Launched in 2014 in partnership with the Zambian National Farmers Union, Musika and Golden Valley Research Trust (GART), Agritech Expo 2014 saw in excess of 8000 attendees and 65 international visitors in attendance. 

With ambitious grow plans in place for 2015, Agritech Expo is projected to have in excess of 120 exhibitors and 10 000 visitors

Agritech Expo created for the first time a business-to-business 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. 

From live crop trials and machinery demonstrations, to technical and practical workshops for emerging farmers and VIP business lounges for commercial players, Agritech Expo is simply the only business event servicing

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