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CROSQ & CDB Highlight Cooperation As Regional Project Launched

Two regional partners regaled the importance of cooperation in achieving beneficial objectives, as a new project was launched recently to help improve quality systems in the Caribbean. The “Strengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme”, a joint initiative between the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the CARICOM Regional Organisation for...

Belize Citrus Looking to Rebound with Accreditation

The CARICOM Region now has its first accredited citrus plant pathology laboratory, located in Belize. The Belize Citrus Growers Association’s (CGA) was awarded the ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation certificate by the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) at the 32nd Meeting of the Council of the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards...

CARTFund

CDB/CROSQ CARTFUND Project "Strengthening the Capabilities of Testing Laboratories in the Caribbean to Reduce Technical Barriers to Trade"  INTRODUCTION This project is funded through the Caribbean Aid for Trade and Regional Integration Trust Fund (CARTFund), a Trust Fund financed by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and administered...