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The Department of Fisheries Resources acts as the Competent Authority for the European
Union. It carries out regular tests on the fish, and water sediments to check for heavy
metals, microbial tests and pesticide residues. The analysis is done by Chemiphar (U)
Ltd, an internationally accredited private laboratory for pesticide and heavy metals and
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) Laboratory.

Regulatory Authorities

Fisheries Organizations

Fisheries Resource Department
P.O. Box 4
Entebbe, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-320563
Fax: 256-41-320496
E-mail: fishery@imul.com
Ministry of Agriculture,
Animal Industry and Fisheries

Department of Fisheries Resources
P.O. Box 4
Entebbe, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-320563
Fax: 256-41-320496
E-mail: fishery@imul.com
Uganda National Bureau of Standards
P.O. Box 6329
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-222367
Fax: 256-41-286123
E-mail: unbs@starcom.co.ug
Fisheries Resource Research Institute
(FIRRI)

P.O. Box 343
Jinja, Uganda
Tel: 256-43-120369/120484
Fax: 256-43-130099/120192
E-mail: firi@infocom.co.ug
Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry
P.O. Box 7102
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-259785/256395
Fax: 256-41-347286
E-mail:mintrade@starcom.co.ug
Food Science and Technical Research Institute (FOSRI/NARO)
P.O. Box 7852
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-566844
Fax: 256-41-566849
E-mail:fosri@infocom.co.ug
National Environment Management Authority
P.O Box 22255
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-25104/5/6
Fax: 256-41-232680
E-mail: info@nemaug.org
Url: www.nemaug.org
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization
P.O. Box 1625
Jinja, Uganda
Tel: 256-43-120205
Fax: 256-43-123123
E-mail: lvfo@imul.com
Url: http://www.inweh.unu.edu/lvfo
Customs Department
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O. Box 444
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-222506
Fax: 256-41-221649

Donors

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Url: www.usaid.gov
European Union Url: www.europa.eu.int
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Url: www.unido.org
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Url: www.fao.org
Center for Development of Enterprises Url: www.cdi.be