UFPEA has been at the forefront of addressing food safety concerns through capacity building in the quality assurance of the fish processing industry. This is essential for Uganda’s fish products to compete on the international markets. This ultimately results in more incomes for all stakeholders in the fish value chain and the economy at large.
The Covid – 19 pandemic has severely impacted the lives and livelihoods across the globe. The impact on societies and economies will be far reaching and are yet unknown. H.E. President Yoweri Museveni and his team in the Government speedily responded to the crisis at the onset, as a result of which the situation in […]
The pandemic has created in an unprecedented economic, social and health crisiswith impacts on the most vulnerable groups including women (harvesters andvendors), fish workers and ethnic minorities. Many individuals who are notregistered, operate in the informal labour market with no labour market policies,including no social protection and no access to relief package/aid. Theseconditions might exacerbate […]
Scientific developments of the last 50 yearshave led to a much improved understanding ofthe functioning of aquatic ecosystems, and toglobal awareness of the need to manage themin a sustainable manner. Twenty-five yearsafter the adoption of the Code of Conduct forResponsible Fisheries (the Code; FAO, 1995), theimportance of utilizing fisheries and aquacultureresources responsibly is now widely […]
Dear Our Esteemed Readers, I have the pleasure of presenting to you the Uganda Fish Processors & Exporters Association (UFPEA)’s E-newsletter for the period September – December 2019. As we close the year 2019, on behalf of our association members I would to thank all of you for your cooperation and partnership that we have […]
Perfect Events, with funding from GIZ –RFBC together with other partners i.e. Directorate of Fisheries Resources, NAFIRRI, FFOU, UFPEA, UFFCA, and WCU have organized the second edition of the fish festival which will take place on the 1st December 2019 at forever resort next to Source of the Nile bridge. The festival provides business communities […]
It is with great pleasure that I introduce to our esteemed readers Uganda Fish Processors & Exporters Association (UFPEA)’s first E-newsletter. Previously we had several printed newsletters that attracted a good readership among the fisheries fraternity and beyond. Uganda Fish Processors & Exporters Association (UFPEA)