A membership based, non-political and not-for-profit professional association of Zimbabweans based locally or abroad active or interested in plant breeding and related fields launched on 26 January, 2016.
Locally, the related professionals include biotechnologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, seed technologists, seed agronomists, seed inspectors, genetic conservation specialists, plant propagators etc.
Our vision is Continual improvement of people’s lives with improved plants from plant breeding
Contribute to the growth and sustained success of the plant breeding sector through knowledge exchange so that it takes its rightful/ strategic position in the national development agenda for improved food and nutrition security, enhanced quality of life and a sustainable future
Regard for laws– Have high regard for ‘Intellectual Property Protection’, ‘Plant Variety Protection’- and ‘Planting Seed’- related laws/legislation locally and internationally
Apply Integrity and Professionalism in all endeavours- Members will be guided by the principle of good conduct and responsible behaviour.
Strive for Excellence– Members will set ambitious goals and targets, and consistently strive to deliver excellence in our work
High ethical standards in all undertakings
Accountability- members to be accountable to those we serve and those who support of our work in various ways including giving us resources
ZPBA is a membership-based, not-for-profit, non-political, professional association of Zimbabweans based locally or abroad active or interested in plant breeding and/or plant breeding-related fields.
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Zimbabwe Plant Breeders Association
c/o AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
ACFD complex, No 51283 Hatcliffe Estate, Alpes Road, Harare, ZIMBABWE