Harare, 31 August 2022 (TDI): The 112th Zimbabwe Agricultural Show started on 29 August, Monday at Harare Exhibition Park. The event will take place till 3 September, Saturday.

Business Conferences and Entertainment events are lined up for the annual opportunity for farmers to compete and showcase. Since the outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020, the event will take place in the usual format this year.

The Agriculture Show is running under the theme: “Unique Business Opportunities, Accessibility, and Abundance.” Zimbabwe’s Agricultural Society Chief Executive, Andrew Matibiri said the official opening is on 2 September, Friday.

Remarks on the Show:

“More than 400 exhibitors have registered to showcase their products and services to the public,” Matibiri said. Exhibitors from Malawi, Botswana, and India are participating in the event.

Show organizers have also lined up several meetings where government, businesses, farmers, and the private sector will discuss various agro-business issues.

“Some of the conferences include the annual agro value chains conference. There is also the mining breakfast including the Zimbabwe-Botswana Conference,” noted Zimbabwe Agricultural Society Chief Executive officer, Andrew Matibiri.

Several entertainment programs including education, arts, and sports activities are also lined up at this year’s show which ends on Saturday.

Zimbabwe Agricultural Society

Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) was established in 1895. It is the epicenter for the promotion and facilitation of national agricultural development.

Additionally, it is the oldest convenor and host of agricultural, commercial, and industrial shows in Zimbabwe. The Society is responsible for hosting vibrant, dynamic, insightful shows, exhibitions, and expos that bring together various stakeholders in the various value chains.

The annual Zimbabwe Agricultural Show is the premier event organized by the ZAS for the national facilitation and promotion of agricultural development in Zimbabwe. Attracting more than 550 commercial exhibitors, 700 farmers, 200 micro-enterprises, and over a quarter of a million visitors annually.

The Show presents a unique business opportunity for national and regional organizations and is the highlight of many Harare residents’ annual entertainment calendar.