About Us

The Zambia Metrology Agency (ZMA) is a Statutory Body under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI) established by the Metrology Act No. 6 of 2017. Its overarching mandate is to oversee the service provision of Scientific, Industrial and Legal Metrology in Zambia.

Scientific and Industrial Metrology Services

Provision of Measurement traceability to SI Units.

Calibration of instruments.

Consultancy in measurement technology.

Legal Metrology

Often confused with meteorology, the science of studying the atmosphere, metrology is the science of measurement. Metrology comes from the Greek word “metron" and “logos". Metrology is classified in three main fields: Scientific Metrology, Industrial Metrology and Legal Metrology.