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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 Bureau of Standards (BOBS) invites all College & University students in Botswana to enter the 5th Continental Essay Competition and stand a chance to win BIG.


“Role of Quality Infrastructure and Standardisation in facilitating Trade and sustainable Development within the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)”

Find attached the Registration Form,... (read more)
6 months ago
BOBS End of Year Closure
The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) would like to inform its valuable customers, stakeholders and the general public that its offices will be closed from the 22rd December 2017 and will reopen on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

Customers and the general public are further informed that the last day for receiving... (read more)
7 months ago
BOBS Wellness Week 2017

Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) would like to inform its valuable stakeholders and the public at large that it will host its wellness week from the 4th – 8th September 2017 at its Gaborone Head Office. As a result the Gaborone office will be closed on the 8th September 2017... (read more)
11 months ago
BOBS & BITC sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) and Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC), on the 30th March 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting the mutual cooperation between BOBS & BITC for the expansion of trade and investment.
Amongst others, the MoU will focus on:
To  design  standardised  processes, ... (read more)
14 months ago
PRESS RELEASE - BOS 65-1:2003 Reconditioning of Firefighting Equipment
PRESS RELEASE - BOS 65 - April 2017.pdf
14 months ago

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