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Barbados Launches Quality Policy Consultations

Barbados is well on its way to becoming the 12th CARICOM country to develop a national policy on quality. Director (Acting) of the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), Mr. Hadyn Rhynd announced in a live webinar event at the start of December 2021 that the institution would be leading discussions...

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...

Supporting the SDGs through Accreditation

The Caribbean Cooperation for Accreditation (CCA), a cooperative framework involving accreditation bodies and quality professionals to deliver accreditation services desperately needed by our region at competitive prices, has been able to support and/or direct many conformity assessment bodies (CABs) towards accreditation.

CROSQ Makes Quality Links Across Africa and the Pacific

New avenues for expanding intra-African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) trade are being explored, using quality as the basis for strengthening partnerships with CARICOM Member States. This development comes with the launch of a second component of a joint TradeCom II Programme/ CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) initiative,...