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Science and technology in agriculture under the spotlight at Pretoria event

New technologies are disrupting every industry, and agriculture is no exception. Africa Agri Tech taking place from 18 – 20 February 2020 focuses the Southern African agricultural community’s agenda on how the adoption of the latest technologies, innovations and advances in AgTech can deliver greater efficiencies for farmers in 2020 and beyond.

“We are pleased to be associated with this pioneering event,” said Dr John Purchase, CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber. “Agbiz strives to provide members with a “way to prosperity” and through that to benefit the agricultural community at large through job creation, greater productivity and increased investment. We welcome the inaugural Africa Agri Tech as a means for our members to explore and navigate the latest technologies and to find the solutions that provide them with the ways to increase their efficiency and productivity.”

Dr John Purchase

Dr John Purchase

The event will feature three days of conferences dedicated to exploring future trends and technologies in agriculture alongside the business-to-business trade show floor dedicated to displaying the latest technologies, equipment and innovations available to the agricultural industry. A focus on Southern Africa is an integral part of the event’s DNA and Africa Day will see leaders and stakeholders from Southern African countries sharing their insights and experiences on how best to harness technology to benefit African agriculture.

Tech Try-Out Zones will provide a hands-on opportunity to experience and experiment with new agricultural tools and technologies whilst Southern African inventors will enjoy an opportunity to shine by entering their latest products or solutions in the Innovation Competition.The Africa Agri Tech trade show floor will host exhibits from six strategic science and technology inspired themes, namely: Artificial Intelligence, Analytics & Data-Driven Farming, Automation & Robotics, Biosystems Engineering, Smart Farming, Financial & Agri-nomics and Industry Specialists.

More information about Africa Agri Tech is available at www.africa-agri.co.za

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