Category Archives: Cooperation

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 […]

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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 […]

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After COVID19…What?

The COVID19 pandemic has revealed the benefits of working collaboratively, says CROSQ CEO, Mr. Deryck Omar. This view was shared as he addressed the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s forum “Standards and Conformity Assessment Approaches in African, Caribbean and Pacific Regions: Fight Against COVID 19”, at the end of June 2020. “Cooperation in quality infrastructure […]

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A Look into The Hands-On Elements of RQI

Part 2 of “What Building the RQI Looks Like” by David Tomlinson – Technical Officer, Metrology I recently undertook two missions with the aim of helping national bureaux improve their quality services. Those bureaux were the Bahamas Bureau of Standards & Quality (BBSQ) and the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS). This is an in-depth […]

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Learning Together – The ACP-TradeComII Experience

If there’s one thing the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)-TradeComII Programme initiative, implemented by CROSQ and funded through the European Union, has taught us, it is that we can learn so much from each other – if we are willing to share and listen. The project, which came about as a result of a proposal […]

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