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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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BOBS’ Successfully Hosted The SADC Water Proficiency Testing Scheme Evaluation Workshop 2015
​BOBS hosted the annual SADC WATER PROFICIENCY TESTING SCHEME - EVALUATION WORKSHOP from the 16 -18th November 2015 at Masa, Lansmore Hotel - Gaborone.
The SADC Water PT Scheme started running in 2004 with the main objective of establishing a proficiency testing for water in the East African Community and... (read more)
9 days ago
World Standards Day 2014 Essay Competition
​Botswana Bureau of Standards will be celebrating World Standards Day on the 14th October 2014 at BOBS’ headquarters, Gaborone. This day is commemorated each year on the 14th October, which is a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who develop the voluntary... (read more)
12 months ago
Unitrans Botswana (Pty) Ltd – certification journey continues
The journey began in August 2006; this is the time Unitrans Botswana (Pty) Ltd obtained their first QMS certification and has by far revolved twice. First renewal was in August 2009, as the certification is a three year cycle and the second renewal was in 2012. Unitrans applied for re-certification... (read more)
12 months ago
Team BOBS - The Champions for all MTI Parastatals Tourney
​BOBS' took part in the first ever Ministry of Trade and Industry parastatals tournament that was hosted by Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) held on the May 17, 2014 at the Bank of Botswana sporting facility, Gaborone. The participating parastatals comprised of the Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS), Botswana... (read more)
12 months ago
BOBS Commemorates the 2014 WORLD Metrology Day
​The Botswana Bureau of Standards commemorated the 2014 World Metrology day in partnership with the Department of Energy and Solar Power, under the theme "Measurements and the Glogal Energy Challenge". The events for the commemoration were held in Maun, Francistown, Palapye and Gaborone to sensitize all stakeholders about measurements in... (read more)
12 months ago
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