SADCAS is proud to announce its admission as Full Member of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF). The admission is in acknowledgement of SADCAS having fulfilled the requirements of IAF Accreditation Body Member, and committing itself to comply with the objectives of IAF as set out in Section 2 of the IAF Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to abide by the obligations set out in Section 4 of the IAF MoU, and to abide by the requirements of the IAF Bylaws. The MoU was signed and presented at a ceremony held in Frankfurt, Germany on 6 April 2016 in conjunction with the IAF Executive Committee.
The IAF is the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other bodies interested in conformity assessment in the fields of management systems, products, services, personnel and other similar programmes of conformity assessment. Its primary function is to develop a single worldwide program of conformity assessment which reduces risk for business and its customers by assuring them that accredited certificates may be relied upon. Accreditation assures users of the competence and impartiality of the body accredited. IAF membership now comprises of 74 accreditation bodies, 17 Associate, 6 regional cooperation members including AFRAC and SADCA and one observer member.
Proudly displaying the signed MoU with Mr Viki Mbuya Kanama SADCA Chairman and Mr Xiao Jianhua IAF Chairman