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We support our partner countries in developing their quality infrastructure. On the blog you will find regular news about our projects and events. 

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How we make metrology stronger in southern Africa: Four quantities on tour

How we make metrology stronger in southern Africa: Four quantities on tour

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A set of weights from 1 g to 500 g is only one of several metrological artefacts representing one of four quantities that will go on tour over the…

Regional Metrology Network CEMACMET on an Advising Mission

Regional Metrology Network CEMACMET on an Advising Mission

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Aristide Nguedeu's careful examination of calibration certificates and a discussion with those in charge of the visited labs to understand their…

Mauritania: On target for accreditation together with PTB

Mauritania: On target for accreditation together with PTB

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Mauritania has approximately 4.42 million inhabitants and a surface area of 1,030,700 km², making it almost three times larger than Germany. Being a…

Testing the water

Testing the water

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Access to clean water has officially been a human right since 2010. But how can you detect contaminants in water? And who detects the germs in the…

African round robin of cement testing laboratories

African round robin of cement testing laboratories

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Nods of appreciation at the construction site and closer looks at bricks: More than 30 African cement experts were impressed by the cutting-edge…

Film – Quality for Africa

Film – Quality for Africa

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We have entered the thematic year »African Year of Quality Infrastructure« with intense, exciting film work from East Africa: The film »Quality for…

African Year Of Quality Infrastructure

African Year Of Quality Infrastructure

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Ministerial Conference: 2017 is the Year of Quality Infrastructure in Africa

 

During the 9th Conference of African Union Ministers of Trade, the…

Photovoltaics in Tunisia – Insight into our projects

Photovoltaics in Tunisia – Insight into our projects

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Since January 2016, PTB has supported the establishment of a national quality infrastructure for photovoltaics in Tunisia. In this context, PTB has…

Barbara Siegmund – head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Working Group

Barbara Siegmund – head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Working Group

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Since November 2015, Barbara Siegmund has been head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Working Group within the Technical Cooperation Department of PTB.