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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. 


Quality as an opportunity for trade: Intra-African Trade Fair 2021

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“Transforming Africa” was the theme of this year’s Intra-African Trade Fair which took place in Durban, South Africa. For the second time already,…

Upgrading of QI in Africa - Our new website is online

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We are pleased to announce that our new website for the project Upgrading of Quality Infrastructure in Africa is now online. With this, we have…

The power of the sun: Solar thermal project completed

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Our project on Strengthening quality infrastructure for solar thermal energy in the Maghreb ended this October with a virtual closing event following…

Water as a valuable resource: efficient water management in Jordan

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Water is life! This valuable resource is the central topic of the module titled Quality infrastructure for efficient water management in Jordan that…

A signpost for high-quality African products in the world

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The African Quality Policy was adopted during a specialized technical committee meeting of the African Union (Council of Ministers for Trade and…

What we need to prove the quality of our products

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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and international experts meet virtually to discuss quality requirements.




An impact study conducted in…

E-Learning Course - cGMP

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As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, many manufacturing sites on the African continent had to scale down their pharmaceutical production due to…

Standards Academy inaugurated in Ethiopia

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The development of countries, Alebel Melaku is convinced, mainly depends on their proximity to technology and educated manpower. The Ethiopian…

Marvellous Measurements: Kick-off Event of a New Project in Ghana

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The ancient Egyptians knew how important accurate measurements are – the pyramids are proof of that. Measurements as well as their impact were the…

But who assesses the assessor?

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A bad night’s sleep, stress, a sudden change in the weather – all of these things may cause a headache. Now, many people take painkillers to get rid…

A Strong Partnership

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For 16 years, we at PTB’s International Cooperation have been working together with our partners at the Ghana Standards Authority, GSA. During this…

GSA: On the way to a high-class metrology institute

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In a few days, the kick-off workshop of our latest project with the Ghana Standards Authority, GSA, will take place. The aim of the project is to…