David Chapoloko

Land Hero

David Chapoloko is an accomplished environmental activist, recognized as one of the top 10 global Land heroes by the United Nations Conventions to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). With over 5 years of professional experience in conservation, climate change, waste management, land restoration, sustainable agriculture, and forestry, he has earned numerous awards for his innovative work. As the CEO and Founder of AgreeNect Technologies, a start-up company based in Zambia, David is dedicated to empowering small-scale farmers and advancing the sustainability of agriculture through digital technology. He has also initiated “Art for Climate Zambia,” a grassroots initiative that fosters land restoration, climate change mitigation, leadership and innovations and within local communities.

His academic and career journey reflects a profound commitment to environmental sustainability, community development, and technological innovation for positive change. David Chapoloko has been a prominent speaker at high-level global events, addressing critical topics such as Circularity, Agri-tech, Land Restoration, and Nature-based Solutions.