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BOBS offers technical services in the areas of standardization, testing of goods, certification of products, industrial & trade metrology, quality management systems, environmental management systems, information and training. The Botswana Bureau of Standards is an Enquiry Point to WTO/TBT (World Trade Organization’s Technical Barriers to Trade). readmore...


 

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Botswana Elected ARSO Council Member and Vice President


Botswana was elected Council Member of the African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) at the ARSO General Assembly held in Nairobi, Kenya on the 20th June 2019.

Botswana Elected ARSO Council Member and Vice President.pdf
4 days ago
PRESS RELEASE- World Metrology Day 2019


May 20 is World Metrology Day, commemorating the anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875. In 2018 the world agreed to redefine some units using fundamental constants. Timelines were set for the redefined units to come into effect and signatories to the treaty were required to sensitize... (read more)
2 months ago
Botswana Celebrates the African Day of Standardization

 
Botswana joins the African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) in commemorating the African Day of Standardization, to mark the founding of ARSO 41 years ago, by the African Union (AU) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). ARSO was established to drive the African standardization agenda for Africa’s sustainable development... (read more)
3 months ago
6TH CONTINENTAL ESSAY – ENTER AND STAND A CHANCE TO WIN


Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) invites all College & University students in Botswana to enter the 6th Continental Essay Competition and stand a chance to win.

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6 months ago
CLAIMS ON BOBS APPROVAL OF LONGRICH PRODUCTS


BOBS wishes to inform the public that it has never approved any Longrich products contrary to claims on the same within social media circles. Members of the public are free and allowed to request for note(s) of recognition (NOR) either for products or Quality Management System (QMS) certification from the Botswana... (read more)
6 months ago

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