NRDC is Zambia's top agricultural college. The college offers various programs of study as well as tailor-made short courses that can be conducted on request.

Established in 1965, NRDC has facilities, a team of dedicated members of staff, and the experience that make the college a training institution of prime choice in Zambia.

The college is inviting suitably qualified individuals to apply for enrolment in the 2018 intake. The application forms can be obtained from the college or downloaded from the "Students" page.

This is to inform those of our students from 2011/12 intakes and before, who have so far cleared all courses, and therefore qualify to graduate in August this year, to complete the "Request to Graduate Form" and submit it to their departments as soon as possible. This must be done by Friday 12th May 2017 at the latest.


WELCOME to the NRDC website. NRDC is a public institution under the Ministry of Agriculture.

NRDC offers Diploma level training underwritten by the University of Zambia. The College offers training in various agricultural disciplines. Our emphasis on practical training makes us Zambia's top agricultural college. Enjoy your visit as you acquaint yourself to the many prospects that NRDC offers!
Kindly note that we have now updated our contact details, both the phone number as well as the mailing address. The correct and functioning contacts are as indicated above (i.e. in the header of our web pages).

To our current and prospective students, visit the "Students" page for the latest information on admissions, results and other important notices.

This is to inform you that you should verify the correctness of your particulars. Check the "Students" page for the links to the lists of expected graduands, as well as the contact numbers where to send corrections if any. If your Diploma has errors, corrections will only be made during the 2018 graduation ceremony. As such please verify your particulars to avoid any inconvenience.

Last updated on 19 June 2017                          ©2009 NRDC                          Contact Us