• National Fisheries Resources Research Institute

    The National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI) is one of the seven public National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs) under the policy guidance and co-ordination of the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) which was established under the National Agriculture Research Act of 2005. NaFIRRI headquarters are located along plots 39-45, Nile Crescent & Plots 28-32, Oboja road in Jinja opposite the wagon ferry terminal while the Aquaculture Research and Development Centre is located at Kajjansi, 12km along Kampala-Entebbe Highway..


    TTo conduct basic and applied research of national and strategic importance in Aquaculture, Capture fisheries, Water environment, Socio-economics and Marketing, and Information Communication Management, and emerging issues in the fisheries sector.


    A Centre of Excellence in Fisheries Innovations and Impact Creation in collaboration with SMART partnerships.


    To generate the knowledge base, develop and disseminate fisheries technologies for increased but sustainable fish production, conservation of the fisheries genetic resources, water quality and fish habitat, and to develop and manage the fisheries and required linkages with stakeholders

  • GOAL

    To enhance the contribution of fisheries research to increased and sustainable fish production, economic growth, food security and poverty eradication through generation and dissemination of appropriate technologies, knowledge and information.