The ZARI Council
This is sthe top most organ of the organization. The ZARI Act No. 8 of 2012 provides for the establishment of Zanzibar Agricultural Research Institute to give ZARI strategic management and directives for agricultural research implementation. Another important function of the Council involve management of property, business, funds, income and other affairs of the Institute. The first ZARI Council was launched in 7th December 2017 by the Minister responsible for Agriculture, Mr. Hamad R. Mohammed at Nyangumi House. ZARI is required to meet ordinarily once every quarter.