IAPRI exhibits at the Agritech Expo

IAPRI was among the agriculture stakeholders that exhibited during the Agritech Expo that took place in Chisamba from 27th to 29th April 2017. The Agritech Expo Zambia is a business-to-business platform for agricultural practioners, from small-scale farmers to commercial enterprises, to engage and conduct business with some of the world’s leading suppliers to the agricultural industry in the country.

During the official opening of the expo, Dr. Antony Chapoto, IAPRI’s Research Director made a key presentation on “Fall Armyworm Outbreak in Zambia: Lessons Learnt to Avert Future Outbreaks” to emerging and commercial farmers as well as other agricultural stakeholders that attended the event.

Additionally, the Institute provided information and distributed various research publications covering a wide range of topics among them, infographics on “Livestock Production: Opportunities and Challenges”, “Fall Armyworm Outbreak in Zambia: Lessons Learnt To Avert Future Outbreaks” and “Climate Change and Agriculture in Zambia.”