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Global Competitiveness and Relevance High on SKNBS Agenda

Submitted by the St Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) To meet its local mandate and stay competitive and relevant globally, the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) has recently completed several physical upgrades to its premises. The bureau is also currently engaged in developing a National...

The Strengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme in Barbados, Dominica, and St. Kitts and Nevis Project

EPA & CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building A USD874,932 project to increase business competitiveness, strengthen manufacturing and reduce production costs in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis The CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) is implementing the ā€œStrengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme in Barbados,...

EU-Funded National Quality Policy to Aid Critical Capacity Development in St Kitts and Nevis

The development of a National Quality Policy (NQP) in the twin-island federation of St. Kitts and Nevis will go a long way toward building capacity in a number of critical priority areas government has identified. This announcement came from Minister of International Trade, Industry, Commerce, Consumer Affairs and Labour, Honourable...

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 ā€œStrengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure Programmeā€, 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 Associationā€™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...