The Functions of SADCMET
Coordinate SADC projects on measurement standards;
Provide a forum for cooperation with regard to major investments in national metrology facilities
in the Region;
Operate a database containing details of regional metrology facilities, services and personnel
and the results of intercomparisons of measurement standards;
Liaise with the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) and other regional and
international organisations concerned with measurement traceability;
Organise and promote the participation in both intra- and inter-regional laboratory test intercomparisons;
Create an environment for the conclusion of Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) amongst qualifying
institutions in Member States within the framework of and consistent with global MRAs being
prepared by various international organisations in these fields.