This report includes the survey of all laboratories and institutes that
are involved in testing Nepalese imports and exports. The survey
includes a brief description of the modus operandi of the authorized
organizations, a list of their laboratories, and a report on the
manpower and equipment that each of these laboratories has.
This report is divided into three different parts. The first part
discusses the details related to animal quarantine inspections and
laboratories available in Nepal. The second part provides details
related to plant quarantine and laboratories. The third part discusses
the details related to the inspection of food items in Nepal, as related
to the DFTQC, which is the sole authority for food related inspection in
Nepal. The report mainly emphasizes the processes followed by these
agencies, as well as the manpower and equipment these agencies have.
This report has been produced by Kathmandu University for Evidence on
Demand with the assistance of the UK Department for International
Development (DFID) contracted through the Climate, Environment,
Infrastructure and Livelihoods Professional Evidence and Applied
Knowledge Services (CEIL PEAKS) programme, jointly managed by DAI (which
incorporates HTSPE Limited) and IMC Worldwide Limited.
Poudel, B. Report of laboratory survey. Evidence on Demand, UK (2014) ii + 15 pp. [DOI: 10.12774/eod_cr.april2014.poudelb1]