The Ministry of Agriculture has partnered with the Zambia Metrology Agency (ZMA) to ensure farm inputs that are being supplied to farmers during this year's farming season have the correct net content and labelling.
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We are a Statutory Body under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI) established by the Metrology Act No. 6 of 2017. Our overarching mandate is to oversee the service provision of Scientific, Industrial and Legal Metrology in Zambia.
The Agency regularly conducts inspections on regulated measuring instruments and goods which have been locally manufactured, packed or imported.
Calibration is the activity of comparing an unknown measurement to a measurement of higher accuracy. Calibration exists to enable worldwide uniformity of measurements.
This activity involves the examination and issuing of a verification certificate that ascertains that the measuring instrument complies with statutory requirements.
Following the Energy Regulation Board's (ERB) launch of fuel marking in Zambia on February 15th, 2018 in line with Statutory Instrument No. 69 of 2017, the ERB has been conducting fuel marking at inland depots, which include TAZAMA and selected Oil Marketing Companies facilities.
Following Government’s call for all Institutions to establish Integrity Committees at the workplace, the Zambia Metrology Agency (ZMA) appointed staff members that would constitute the ZMA Integrity Committee.
Zambia Metrology Agency (ZMA) has engaged the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) to discuss the Agency’s support to the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) through the determination of the weight (net content) of farming inputs such as Fertilizer and Seed in preparation for the 2022/2023 farming season
Ministry of Commerce, Trade, and Industry Permanent Secretary, Mr John Mulongoti has urged the ZMA to expand its services to other measurement areas.