– the intergovernmental organization through which Member States act together
     on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.
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Intra-Africa Metrology System (AFRIMETS)

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  • Calibration and measurement capabilities (CMCs) declared through AFRIMETS
  • Measurement comparisons organized by AFRIMETS

  • For up-to-date information about AFRIMETS please refer to the AFRIMETS website.


    The Principal Members of AFRIMETS are the institutes responsible for scientific and industrial and/or legal metrology that represent their country in one of the sub-regional organizations of AFRIMETS:

    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Angola
    Botswana Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) YES
    Dem. Rep. Congo
    Lesotho
    Madagascar
    Malawi
    Mauritius Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) YES
    Mozambique
    Namibia Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) YES
    Seychelles Seychelles Bureau of Standards (SBS) YES
    South Africa National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) YES
    Swaziland
    Tanzania
    Zambia Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) YES
    Zimbabwe National Metrology Institute (NMI-SIRDC) YES
    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Benin
    Burkina Faso
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Guinea Bissau
    Mali
    Niger
    Senegal
    Togo
    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Cameroon
    Central African Republic
    Chad
    Congo Brazzaville
    Equatorial Guinea
    Gabon
    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Burundi
    Kenya Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) YES
    Rwanda
    Uganda
    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Algeria
    Mauritania
    Morocco
    Tunisia Agence Nationale de la Métrologie (ANM) YES
    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Egypt National Institute of Standards (NIS) YES
    Ethiopia
    Ghana Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) YES
    Nigeria
    Sudan Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO) YES

    The Ordinary Members of AFRIMETS are institutes/countries that have signed the AFRIMETS MoU but do not belong to a Sub-RMO:

    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    Gambia
    Sierra Leone
    State/Economy: Organization: Participates in the CIPM MRA?
    IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) YES
    France Laboratoire National de Métrologie et d'Essai (LNE) YES
    Germany Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) YES
    Ghana Ghana Radiation Protection Institute (GRPI) NO
    Madagascar Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires (MADAGASCAR-INSTN)
    Nigeria National Institute of Radiation Protection and Research (NIRPS)
    Tanzania Tanzania Atomic Energy Corporation (TAEC)
    • AFM (Arab Federation for Metrology)
    • AFRAC (African Accreditation Cooperation)
    • AFSEC (African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission)
    • ARSO (African Organisation for Standardisation)
    • CAFMET (African Committee for Metrology)
    • EURAMET