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13
Feb
2013

NIGERIAN REPRESENTATIVES, SENATORS TO VISIT TANZANIA

News Articles | Nine (9) representatives from the National Assembly of Nigeria and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) will on February 14, 2013 arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for a three day visit. Read More
14
Jan
2013

Dr. Kigoda stresses environmental protection through standards

News Articles | Developing countries have been urged to observe environmental standards so as to minimize the undesired effect on environment resulting from human activities. Read More
19
Dec
2012

ISO SECRETARY GENERAL URGES MANUFACTURERS TO OBSERVE QUALITY

News Articles | The Secretary General for International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Mr. Rob Steel has urged all manufacturers in the country to adhere to the standards to produce quality products and services that will international markets. Read More
17
Dec
2012

ISO SECRETARY GENERAL APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT ON STANDARDIZATION WORK

News Articles | The Secretary General for International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Mr. Rob Steel has applauded the government of Tanzania for its involvement in various issues patterning to standards. Read More
12
Dec
2012

PUBLIC AWARENESS VITAL FOR STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT - MAPUNJO

News Articles | Lack of public awareness on the role of standards is among the factors that hinders development of standardization and quality assurance in developing countries. Read More
07
Dec
2012

ISO Secretary General to meet Dr. Kigoda

News Articles | The Secretary General for International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Mr. Rob Steele will on Tuesday next week meet the Minister for Industry and Trade, Hon. Dr. Abadallah Kigoda to discuss various issues on standards development.
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28
Nov
2012

EXPERTS MEET TO DISCUSS DRAFT EAC STANDARDS FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

News Articles | A National Consultative meeting to discuss draft East African Standards for Alcoholic beverages was recently held in Dar es Salaam, where experts came up with the scientific based decisions that will be tools during harmonization at East African Community Level. Read More
20
Nov
2012

KIGODA URGES TBS TO ASSIST SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTREPRENEURS

News Articles | The Minister for Industry and Trade, Hon. Dr. Abdallah Kigoda has urged Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) to provide necessary technical assistance to Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs (SMEs) and ensure that their products are certified so as to enable them to flourish. Read More
10
Aug
2012

Government backs pre-shipment inspection programme

News Articles | The Minister for Industry and Trade Hon. Dr. Abdallah Kigoda has backed Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) to continue with the Pre-shipment Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) programme while waiting for opinions regarding the system. Read More
02
Aug
2012

TBS receives over 7000 certificates of conformity

News Articles | A total of 7727 Certificates of Conformity (CoCs) have already been received by the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) since the introduction of Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity to Standard (PVoC) programme on 1st February, 2012. Read More