Category Archives: CROSQ

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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What Building the RQI Looks Like

Part 1 Development of Regional Quality Infrastructure, or RQI, is the mandate of the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards & Quality (CROSQ). Over the next several months, we will try to bring you an in-depth look at what that means in not just technical jargon, but in practical terms. CROSQ, which is really a network […]

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Achievements of CROSQ in Setting the Quality Policy Agenda for the Caribbean

It is important for Caribbean nations to meet globally accepted quality standards, especially in the sectors that generate the highest revenue regionally (agro-processing and tourism). In the Caribbean, there is an observed gap in the development of a quality infrastructure with some nations lagging behind the rest of the world with the ubiquitous implementation of […]

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