Who we are?

Institute Background

Kizimbani Agricultural Training Institute (KATI) is the Sole Zanzibar Agricultural Training Institute. It located 16km North East of Zanzibar Town, within the vicinity of the Zanzibar Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI). Historically, KATI was established in 2007 by the Act of the Zanzibar House of Representatives, "KATI Act No. 5 of 2007". This history dates back to late 1980s when its predecessor; the Kizimbani Training Centre was established with the main task of providing short-agricultural technical training at certificate level of 1998.

KATI is a fully registered institution by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).
In line with NACTE the institute started to use a curriculum that could enable to offer diploma (NTA level 4-6) in general agriculture by 2013. Currently, the institute is undergoing both administrative and academic transformations to match with its new structure, roles and functions.

the expectations and aspirations of Zanzibar toward KATI are very high as expressed in MKUZA II 2011 and Agriculture Policy (2002). Our ultimate goal is to transform KATI to a centre of excellence in Agriculture and Entrepreneurship. This prospectus is therefore, describes the main features of KATI in line with customers and stake holders' interest. It provides and outline of academic programs. It gives important information on the basic requirements, procedures and regulations to be met for one to get admission and graduate at the institute.