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Botswana (BOBS)

Membership: Member body

Botswana Bureau of Standards
Main Airport Road
Plot No. 55745, Block 8
Private Bag BO 48
BW-Gaborone



Tel: +267 390 3200
Fax: +267 390 3120
E-mail: infoc@hq.bobstandards.bw
Web: www.bobstandards.bw

Webstore: bobs.isolutions.iso.org/bobs

BOBS was established by an Act of Parliament No 16 of 1995. It is a parastatal organization governed by a Standards Council with representatives from industry, Government, research institutions and consumer groups.

The objectives of BOBS include:
- establishing and implementing national standards;
- providing consultancy to organizations;
- operating product and management system certification schemes;
- making arrangements or providing metrology services and testing facilities for testing of both locally manufactured and imported commodities;
- making arrangements for company and personnel certification and also laboratory accreditation;
- providing information services related to standards and quality.

Participation in the technical work

TC Participation 35
PDC Participation 3