World Standards Day

By Marcus Natta

Basseterre, St. Kitts,  2015-10-14 – The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards of the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs will join with the International Standards Community in celebrating World Standards Day, on 14th October 2015.The theme for this year is “Standards –the world’s common language .“ World Standards Day is…

St. Kitts Host National Standardization Strategies Training Course

By Marcus Natta

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS), within the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, hosted over 20 persons from the CARIFORUM member states from July 7 to 12, 2014. The “Setting National Standardization Strategies” training course held at the Bird Rock Beach Hotel, was funded…

St. Kitts & Nevis National Dialogue on Agriculture

By Marcus Natta

On July 7, 2015, the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) hosted a National Dialogue on Agriculture with funding provided by the German Cooperation, implemented by the German Metrology Institute (PTB). The National Dialogue takes quite a bit of planning to bring together public and private sector with the main Quality Infrastructure organisations…

Why is Food Safety/Security Important?

By dclarke

  [unordered_list style=”bullet”] Food safety and security are important because every year millions of people become sick from food and waterborne diseases. Occurrences of such diseases can easily escalate to a food emergency situation which could adversely impact economies and livelihoods through reduced availability and consumption, closure of export markets and the exorbitant cost of…