The Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) has revealed that the 2021 agricultural show will be held from September 27 to October 2, with the official opening slated for Thursday the 30th of September.
Addressing the media in the capital, ZAS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Andrew Matibiri said all exhibitors must be fully vaccinated against Covid 19, or else they will be required to produce a Covid-19 test certificate.
“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.
“During the show, there will be booths outside the park where visitors can get a free test for Covid-19, while inside the park there will also be booths where free vaccinations against Covid-19 will be available.”
Dr. Matibiri said all gates into the park will have walk-in sanitiser booths.
“The numbers of people allowed into each hall will be monitored and controlled to ensure compliance with recommended maximum crowd sizes.
“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,” he said.
According to the organizers, the show will run under the theme “Synergies for Growth – Cooperate. Collaborate. Complement” to rally support for agriculture and its value chains for increased production and productivity.