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]