North West Province to host the 4th Annual Agricultural Growth and Investment Show, BBAGIS
The North West Department of Rural Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) will host the 4th Bokone Bophirima Agricultural Growth and Investment Show (BAGGIS) which is a flagship annual event held at Kgora Farmers Training Center situated in Ramatlabama outside Mahikeng town.
The show will take place from the 20th – 23rd of November 2018 .The main aim of this agri-show is to bring stakeholders from government and the private sector together to exchange ideas, formulate innovative strategies to create access to agricultural markets and improve the province’s agricultural competitive and comparative advantage through the value chain.
The show is also aimed at encouraging the youth to get involved in the agricultural sector and introducing the public to the diverse range of consumer products produced by the sector.
It is a four days of farmyard fun and agri-education ideal for leaners, students, farmers, horticulturists, researchers and other professionals. Exhibitors, industry experts, breeders, pastoral product producers and farmers from and across the country are expected to attend this annual show. Attendees will experience world-class animal and products displays, animal parades, demonstrations, farm fresh products, competitions, agri-machinery, equipment and lots of fun for the whole family.
Since its inception three years ago, BAGGIS has firmly established itself as one of the premier agricultural shows in the North West Province and the country at large. The show is open to all sectors of the farming community. MEC Manketsi Tlhape has emphasised the importance of youth and women participation in agriculture, processing and packaging of own goods as it is an area that needs attention.
Part of the activities will include among others; a golf tournament which aims to get farmers to network with key strategic stakeholders and investors; a livestock auction and an extension rally.
Source: Government of South Africa