Hello and welcome to the Plant Quarantine and Phytosanitary Service of Zambia. PQPS is the National Plant Protection Organisation (NPPO) of Zambia and is also a section under the Plant Protection and Quarantine Division of the Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI). ZARI is a department under the Ministry of Agriculture (MA).
Zambia is a signatory to the Internationl Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) which is recognized by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as the international standard setting body for plant health.
The IPPC recognizes PQPS as the National Contact Point (NCP) for plant health in Zambia while the WTO recognizes PQPS as the National Enquiry Point (NEP) for plant health in Zambia.
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