ZARMA is Zambia’s professional association for Archivists and Records Managers. ZARMA provides representation for professionals working in the archives and records management profession in both the public and private sectors.
ZARMA was registered with the Registrar of Societies on the 8th of August 2021 and was launched on the 28th of July 2022 by the minster of Home Affaires through Representative Mr Sinyinga in Livingstone at Chrismar Hotel.
Developing the state of records management and archives administration and promoting the profession through awareness campaigns and advocacy
The Objective of ZARMA is to develop the state of records management and archives administration and to promote the profession through awareness campaigns and advocacy. ZARMA also looks to provide representation and support to its members working in the various sections of Zambia public and private sector but the same field of archives and records management. Membership to ZARMA is open to anyone who has an interest in archives and records management.
ZARMA strives to achieve the goals of a professional association, as such it provides a platform for knowledge sharing among records and arrival professionals in Zambia; setting and promoting professional standards of performance; providing representation on issues of concern of members to outside organizations; and protecting the interests of the profession.
Practically, ZARMA accomplishes these objectives through the following mechanisms: publication of a professional journal, the maintenance of a website, the holding of conferences, the development of regional branches, participation in the development of professional and training standards; and the provision of input on relevant matters.
ZARMA’s Executive Committee is elected by the membership for a two-year term of office. The Committee is actively engaged in a number of initiatives aimed at promoting ZARMA and the record and archives profession in Zambia.
Meet Our Executive Members
Abel M’kulama C.M
Vice Secretary General