WEEKLY UPDATE 2ND to 6TH NOVEMBER 2020.

Mandatory solar standards in the offing to ensure safety, quality and performance of solar products

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is in the final stages of developing a standard for solar products in the Solar Home System (SHS) and Pico solar products category – largely plug and play products. This follows a public outcry of poor quality solar products flooding the market.

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UNBS emphasizes SOPs for infection control in the beauty industry

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has called upon all owners of Salons, Spas, Barber shops and beauty schools to put in place measures that control infections in their facilities, and seriously implement them most especially now, that the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SMEs Must Participate In Standards Development

Around the world, the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector is a vital engine of innovation and job creation. Understanding the real challenges and opportunities shaping the future of SMEs, then, is a matter of the highest importance. Small business is – quite frankly – big business. It is estimated that more than 90% of the Uganda’s businesses are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Surprised? Don’t be.

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