LVFO - Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization
Plot No. 7B/7E Busoga Square, Belle Avenue
Téléphone : +256-434-125000
The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a regional organization under the East African Community responsible for coordinating and managing fisheries resources of Lake Victoria.
Promote the proper management and optimum utilisation of fisheries and other resources of the lake ;Enhance the capacity of existing fisheries institutions ;Provide a forum for discussion of the impacts of initiatives on the lake ;Provide for the conduct of research on the living resources of the lake and its environment ;Coordinate and undertake training and extension in all aspects of fisheries ;Consider and advise on the impact of introductions of non-indigenous organisms into the Lake Victoria ;Serve as a clearinghouse and a data bank for information on the fisheries of the lake ;Promote the dissemination of information.
The main organs of the LVFO are the Council of Ministers ; Policy Steering Committee, Executive Committee, Fisheries Management Committee, Scientific Committee, Working Groups and, Beach Management Units and the Secretariat.