Uganda Fish Processors and Exporters Association

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

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.

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ABOUT UFPEA

Uganda Fish Processors and Exporters Association (UFPEA) is an umbrella organisation representing the private sector in the fisheries sub-sector. Founded in 1993, Uganda Fish Processors & Exporters Association (UFPEA) is a non profit organisation that brings together industrial fish processors  in Uganda. Current membership stands at 11 fish processing companies all which are located long the shores of Lake Victoria. UFPEA is mandated to lobby and advocate for appropriate policies and programmes that benefit the sector, and promote sustainable management of Nile Perch resources.

UFPEA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

These are behind the success of this association

FEATURED PRODUCTS

UFPEA exports the following fish ptoducts

Member factories

The following are our member factories.

UFPEA QUALITY ASSURANCE

Self-Monitoring

In 2007 UFPEA members made a commitment in to regulate the fish being processed in their respective factories.

High quality products

The fish industry in Uganda boasts of maintaining a high level of quality and safety in fish products.

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.

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