WEEKLY UPDATE 17TH TO 21ST OCTOBER 2022

UNBS GRANTS FREE CERTIFICATION TO OVER 500 MSMEs.

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) with support from the Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (PSFU) has granted free product certification (Q-Mark) to over 500 Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) who are producing over 700 Products across various sectors as part of the COVID 19 Economic Recovery and Resilience Response Program (CERRRP) funded by the Mastercard Foundation under the Quality and Standards Component at the cost of USD 500,000. READ MORE HERE

 

UNBS SIMPLIFIES, TRANSLATES FOOD STANDARDS TO EASE IMPLEMENTATION BY MSMES

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) with support from Advance Afrika under the Action for Livelihood Enhancement in Northern Uganda (ALENU) Project, has simplified food standards into easy-to-use guidelines and translated them to local languages (Alur and Acholi) to ease uptake and implementation of standards by Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). READ MORE HERE

 

STANDARDS ARE KEY COMPONENT OF PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL

With the nationwide implementation of Parish Development Model (PDM), the role of standards is more crucial than ever. Well aware that the goal of the PDM is to increase household incomes and improve quality of life of Ugandans with a specific focus on the total transformation of the subsistence household into the money economy, UNBS is set as the standards prefect to play the desired role in the successful implementation of the programme. READ MORE HERE