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Here you can follow the links to Candela, the blog of PTB's International Cooperation in Braunschweig. 
We support our partner countries in developing their quality infrastructure. On the blog you will find regular news about our projects and events. 


Congratulations: SADCA obtains its international recognition

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Congratulations are in order for our partners in Southern Africa. On 23 March 2023, the Southern African Development Community Cooperation in…

Quality for Africa: Assessing Zambia’s national quality infrastructure

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The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) has published a new assessment report providing an analysis of the national quality infrastructure…

Training Courses to Enhance Trade and Cooperation in Africa

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Not only does the International Cooperation group at PTB coordinate quality-improving projects all around the globe, it is also proud to host…

Ethiopia’s road to a green textile sector

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Stakeholders draft measures to improve quality infrastructure for organic cotton




Ethiopia is a predominantly agricultural country which is…

Connecting regions: study tour establishes new networks on trade

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On 3 October this year, not only was the Day of German Reunification cherished, but two PTB projects also celebrated a small first. PTB welcomed…

Dual Vocational Training for Pharmaceutical Production Specialists

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On 8 July 2022, a new certification course supported by German Development Cooperation was launched. This course is a one-year training programme for…

Using innovation potential: Food and agriculture in Ethiopia

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Creating the framework conditions for the production of high-quality, competitive products is a major challenge for the agricultural and food sectors…

Energy from sunlight: New project starts in Morocco

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Using the sun’s energy efficiently is a key factor for the success of the Moroccan photovoltaic sector. The aim of PTB’s new project called…

Vac­cine Pro­duc­tion: Strength­en­ing Qual­i­ty In­fras­truc­ture in African Coun­tries

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Regulatory experts from Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa and representatives from regional harmonisation initiatives visit the…

Mobile containers for local COVID-19 vaccine production in Africa

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Expanding production capacities for vaccines is an important instrument to prevent and fight global pandemics. New approaches aimed toward finding…

A future-ready material: Cement

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Virtual training in cement testing




Of all the urban structures due to be built in Africa by 2050, only 20 percent have been completed to date. In…

Ghanaian delegation visits PTB virtually to discuss local vaccine production in Ghana

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The promotion of drug and vaccine manufacturing, strengthening the regulatory framework or the harmonization of standards and their implementation —…