(ZNBC)-The Agricultural Institute of Zambia (AIZ) has urged agricultural professionals to register with the institute.
AIZ Registrar, Mathews Ngosa says any agricultural professional who will not be registered or licensed after 3 months will not be allowed to practice.
This is in accordance of the AIZ Act Number 2 of 2017 which demands that every Agricultural professional should be registered with the professional board and obtain a practicing license.
Speaking during a press briefing in Lusaka, Mr Ngosa urged agricultural practitioners to adhere to the set rules and regulations so that they are not inconvenienced.
And, AIZ Vice President Marx Mbunji explained that the Agricultural institute of Zambia Act of 2017 seeks to register agricultural professionals in Zambia and regulate their professional conduct in the best interest of the agriculture sector.
Mr. Mbunji emphasized that all agriculturists and agricultural institutions should comply as no one will be employed and offer services related to agriculture, or be engaged as an agriculture agent.