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Accreditation and Quality Assurance

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 227–230 | Cite as

Metrology in Africa: role of the CAFMET

  • Abderafi CharkiEmail author
  • C. Ferrier
  • G. Bonnier
  • M. Berrada
  • E. A. Hassani
  • L. Osseni
  • the African Committee of Metrology
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Abstract

This article presents the CAFMET (African Committee of Metrology), a non-profit organization that aims to meet the needs of African countries in the field of metrology. Its objectives are to spread a metrology culture in Africa via various domains in metrology such as, analysis, tests, and calibration. The difficulties of the development of metrology in Africa and the different activities, events and projects of the CAFMET are all presented.

Keywords

Interlaboratory Comparison African Government Calibration Laboratory Technical Workshop Professional Stand 
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© Springer-Verlag 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abderafi Charki
    • 1
    Email author
  • C. Ferrier
    • 1
  • G. Bonnier
    • 2
  • M. Berrada
    • 3
  • E. A. Hassani
    • 4
  • L. Osseni
    • 5
  • the African Committee of Metrology
  1. 1.ISTIAUniversity of AngersAngersFrance
  2. 2.Bonnier ConsultingParisFrance
  3. 3.LPEE/LNMCasablancaMorocco
  4. 4.CERPHOS/OCPCasablancaMorocco
  5. 5.Ministry of Industry and TradeCotonouBenin

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