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is a government institution set up by the Science and Technology Act No. 26 of 1997 through the Statutory Instrument No. 73 of 1998 after the repeal of the National Council for Scientific Research Act Cap 236 of the Laws of Zambia. NISIR as an Institution is funded by the government of Zambia. However, multilateral and bilateral cooperating partners fund specific projects of mutual interest.The institute with its unique laboratory facilities and experience is a
leading research and development institution in Zambia and has a proven track record of developing technologies and offering quality analytical
laboratory and other services that can be exploited by small and medium
scale enterprises that normally have no research and development facilities
of their own for mutual benefit.
The Head quarters situated in Lusaka along kenneth Kaunda international airport.
The center houses Five (05) Programes.
Animal Science Research center Located in Chilanga, and houses the following
Plant Sciences Research center is located in Riverside, Kitwe. The programme implements research in :