The UPCA is a platform of pest control service companies in Uganda. The association was formed in 2011 to promote professionalism, health, safety and the interest of the public, government and the service providers as far as managing pests is concerned.
To be the platform of pest control service providers in Uganda and to protect consumers and the environment and promote health and safety by regulating the pest control industry.
To be the leading body of professional pest control service providers and in conjunction with relevant stake holders, to be the recognized regulatory body of the pest control service industry.
The association was as a result of the need to professionalize the pest control sector, to create a roll of providers, train pest controllers, set and or uphold standards, collect data, research, sensitize the public, fight pests, protect the environment, and to partner with government and public in matters regarding pest control.