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Tuesday, 31 August 2021 13:25

Zimbabwe Agricultural Show 2021: Dates Confirmed

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 Agric Show to hold unique exhibition | The Herald

The Zimbabwe Agricultural Society has confirmed dates for the 2021 Agricultural Show. The 111th edition will be held from 27 September to 1 October under the theme, “Synergies for Growth – Cooperate. Collaborate. Complement” to rally support for agriculture and its value chains for increased “production, productivity and profitability”.

This was confirmed by ZAS Chief Executive Dr. Andrew Matibiri during a press conference. The show will be held in strict adherence to Covid-19 health protocols.

“All exhibitors to the show require to have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or else they will be required to produce a COVID-19 test certificate from a test taken no later than 48 hours before the start of the show.” he said. 

Visitors will get free COVID-19 tests on booths placed outside the park. Contactless body temperature checks will be conducted on all entrants at every gate. All gates will be equipped with walk-in sanitizer booths. 

Dr Matibiri said all entrants will be required to properly wear masks, maintain 1 metre social distancing, and frequently wash and sanitize hands. Signs encouraging adherence will be placed throughout the park. 

The numbers of people allowed into each hall will be monitored and controlled. Park grounds, roads and halls will be disinfected before the start of the show. Al roads and exhibition halls will be disinfected after the show. Drone surveillance will be used to monitor and manage crowds to ensure strict adherence to COVID 19 protocols. 

Motor vehicle movement will not be allowed in the park during the show. 

“The highlights of the show will include; an exhibition in the Mining Agri Village which will demonstrate the strong synergies between mining and the agriculture sector. The village is vibrant this year on the back of a good agricultural season and strong growth in mining due to firmer commodity prices. The Annual National Agribusiness Conference will be held on Wednesday, 29 September. The Show will be available on virtual platforms.” 

The Zimbabwe Agricultural society is inviting sll previous and potential exhibitors to take part at this year’s show. 

 

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