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Dominica Bureau Training Farmers in Agricultural Practices

The Inspection Unit of the Dominica Bureau of Standards (DBOS) has continued training for farmers under the Dominica Good Agricultural Practices (DOM-GAP) Programme. DOM-GAP is a farm certification programme that targets all commercial farmers involved in the cultivation of fresh produce for local and export markets. The goal is to...

Labs Preparing for Equipment Arrivals

Three metrology labs in the region are about ready to begin receiving equipment that will provide their local industry players with measurement-support services. The labs, in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis, have been upgrading their physical plants to be able to adequately house and use the equipment that...

Laboratories Get In-Depth Quality Training

The competencies of lab technicians in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis were given a boost when a cadre of them undertook training in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard which delves into the specifics for laboratories. The training in the standard which examines the general requirements for the competence, impartiality...

Business Continuity and Risk Management Come in Handy for National Standards Bodies

Dozens of executives and officers of national standards bodies and business support organisations across the CARICOM region are now being better equipped to train national firms to produce higher quality products and services and respond to external shocks to their businesses. That is because nearly 40 of them are being...