SARD III is fostering expertise on food quality and safety standards

Friday, January 25, 2019

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

The ISO 9001:2015 “Quality Management Systems – Requirements” is the most popular standard in the series of ISO standards, and many companies require technical support to properly implement this standard in their production. To address this need, the European Union funded project “Support to Further Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development – SARD III” organized two weeks of trainings January 7-11 and January 21-25 on ISO9001 “Quality Management Systems” standard for local consultants and specialists of the local enterprises.

Twelve local aspiring consultants and specialists interested in becoming food safety experts and QMS consultants with experience participated in the training, conducted by the experienced ISO9001 consultant, Gulistan Gafurova. Upon completion of the eight-day training, participants took a written test. Those who pass the test will receive ISO9001 Exam Passing Certificate issued by SARD III. The training was part of SARD III activities aimed at increasing competitiveness and exports of local food producing and processing enterprises through the support for updating food safety and quality practices and capacity.


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