African Organization for Standardisation (ARSO) is an intergovernmental body, established by OAU and UNECA in 1977 with the principal mandate to harmonise African Standards and conformity assessment procedures in order to reduce Technical Barriers to Trade and therefore promote intra African and international Trade as well as enhance the industrialization of Africa. Read more on ARSO…

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Fostering SMEs Competitiveness and Productivity – 10 March 2014. Read more…


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ARSO Secretary General Pays a courtesy call on the KEBS Newly appointed Managing Director. Read more…


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Focus on BSI as ARSO Officials Meet BSI Officials at ARSO Central Secretariat in Nairobi. Read more…

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Upcoming Events

ARSO THC 02: Agriculture & Food Products » 7 – 9th May 2014 – Nairobi, Kenya Read More…


ARSO THC 03: Building and Civil Engineering » 14 – 16th May 2014 – Nairobi, Kenya Read More…


Standardisation Training » May 2014


Topical Standardisation Issues

Agriculture Trade and Supply Constraints in Africa. Read more…


Protecting the African Consumers and enhancing African Competitiveness. Read more…

Improving skills and abilities in dealing with standards related subjects Read more…

News from ARSO Member States and Affiliates

RNF, Réseau Normalisation et Francophonie (RNF) » Interesting Standardisation News Click here to see more News on Member States

From the Desk of the Secretary General
Hermogene Nsengimana

Hermogene Nsengimana, PhD
ARSO Sec. Gen.

Good Will Message

Am delighted to convey the compliments of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) to all standards bodies and stakeholders.I appreciate the confidence that the ARSO Council and ARSO fraternity have in my ability to steer ARSO to greater success in the years to come. It is a great pleasure to serve this great organization but at the same time challenging. Thus I seek your full support, alone I may fail but together we can.Read More… Click link to access more from the Desk of the Secretary General

ARSO NEWSLETTER

Newsletter TopARSO Newsletter – January 2014 Newsletter – 1st Quarter Check Older Newsletters here…click here