The Cooperative College opened its doors to the public on 23rd October 1979 as a Cooperative Management Training Institution under the Ministry of Agriculture but is now under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry. Since then, the College has expanded its scope of activities to include training in Agribusiness Management, and other related areas.
Zambia College of Agriculture – Mpika is located in Mpika District in the Muchinga Province of Zambia. The junction into the college is 20 kilometres north of Mpika from Mpika Post Office along the Great North Road.It is at an elevation of 1 400 m above sea level and on 11⁰42’27.21’ S latitude and 31⁰27’26.06”E longitude, the college administrative centre is two kilometres off the Great North Road. The pleasant and quiet rural setting of the training institution is conducive for agriculture and learning.