|Zambia Weights and Measures Agency|
Zambia Weights and Measures Agency ensures fair trade in transaction where measurements are made and it provides consumer protection in commercial transaction that requires accurate measurement by seller. In a broader sense, Weights and Measures
In a broader sense, Weights and Measures ensure the protection of society in areas of health, safety and the environment. In other words, legal metrology in which ZWMA deals in, controls the interaction between regulations and measurements.
The fundamental key aspect of legal metrology is measurement traceability in trade dealings of consume goods, health, safety and the environments.
Hence forth the Zambia Weights and Measures Agency (ZWMA)needs to be supported by all in order to achieve the desired results of verifying accuracy for all weighing and measuring instruments that are used in trade and check weighing of prepackaged commodities for correct quantities.
The Agency MISSION STATEMENT is
“To extend the provision of metrological services in all parts of the country in order to serve the community and increase consumer awareness”