Author Archives: crosqblog

Media Training in the Works

As promotion of quality services in the region starts to ramp up with the reopening or partial reopening of businesses and borders across CARICOM, CROSQ is looking at engaging the media in sensitization sessions aimed at bringing quality infrastructure alive in a real way. The workshops, which were originally intended as face-to-face sessions in each […]

Read More

COVID’s Impact on Resource Mobilisation

Innovation could be the answer for developmental organisations now faced with resource mobilisation challenges due to the constraints the COVID19 pandemic has placed on access to funding. In a brief Q&A with CROSQ’s Resource Mobilisation Officer, Ms. Janice Hilaire, she noted that being in tune with the needs of our CARICOM Member States, as they […]

Read More

Accreditation Gets Underway for CABs

Attention now on Testing, Inspection, Certification and Accreditation Bodies Efforts to bring regional entities responsible for testing, inspection, certification and accreditation up to international standards has begun. The process to have a select number of these entities accredited is an intended output of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) component of the 11th European Development […]

Read More

Coping With COVID in QI

Developmental Programming in the Age of COVID19 By David Tomlinson On January 16, 2020 the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) Secretariat bolted from the starting blocks with the launch of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Component of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Programme. The team was […]

Read More

Building the RQI (Part 3)

From Study Tour to Regional Certification Scheme Concept Building the quality infrastructure of the CARICOM Region is not a task one can take on alone, even within the Caribbean itself. At times, it requires looking beyond our Caribbean waters to encompass the best practices and experiences of others. CROSQ, has over the past couple years […]

Read More