UGANDA FISH PROCESSORS & EXPORTERS

ASSOCIATION

Umbrella organisation representing the private sector in the fisheries sub-sector.

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UFPEA undertakes the following services.

CAPACITY BUILDING

UFPEA also lobbies and mobilizes technical assistance as requested by member companies and carries out training in factories on different issues affecting the industry like certification ,Self-Monitoring and technology.etc

RESOURCE SUSTAINABILITY

UFPEA is committed to sustainable management of fishery resources.As a measure to control the illegalities that have led to a reduction in fish stocks, in 2007 the industry started a self policing and control programmes that carries out impromptu inspection in all fish processing establishments.

POLICY ADVOCACY

Through public/private partnership, the association pushes for its interests as well as resolving constraints and challenges facing the industry with relevant government bodies such the Directorate of Fisheries Resources DiFR, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development on behalf of its members.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

UFPEA has a technical team of Quality Assurance Managers under their umbrella association “Quality Assurance Managers Association” (QAMA) which is an affiliate of UFPEA. They pool their expertise to ensure a harmonized approach towards fish quality and safety issues.

Member factories

The following are our member factories.

UFPEA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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UFPEA CHAIRMAN

SUJAL GOSWAMI

RAKESH-1
VICE CHAIRMAN

RAKESH SHETTY

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FOUNDING CHAIRMAN

PHILLIP BOREL

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UFPEA CEO

OVIA K. MATOVU

FEATURED PRODUCTS

UFPEA exports the following fish ptoducts

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGERS ASSOCIATION (QAMA)

Quality Assurance Managers Association (QAMA), is the technical arm of UFPEA. Its membership is made up of Quality Assurance Managers of the fish factories that are members of UFPEA. While the policy making arm of UFPEA consisting of the Managing Directors of respective establishments handle the administrative and financial issues they have mandated QAMA to coordinate and handle all technical matters concerning all their factories.

ABOUT UFPEA

Uganda Fish Processors and Exporters Association (UFPEA) is an non profit umbrella organisation representing the private sector in the Fisheries sub-sector.
Founded in 1993 UFPEA is in the fore-front of advocacy and sustainability of the fish sector.
Current membership comprises of 11 fish processing companies which are EU approved and are located long the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda.

UFPEA SECRETARIAT

UFPEA Secretariat is responsible for the the day to day running of the association. It is located at  Agip House Plot 9, Kampala Road. Kampala, Uganda.

WILLIAM

Administration Officer

William Tibyasa

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Program Officer

Musinguzi .M. Jamil

LILIAN NYADAGO

ACCOUNTANT

LILIAN NYADAGO

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