Why to Join AFSFC & the Benefits?
As Standardization is an essential component for Development and in view of 580 million Africans waiting for access to electricity and electrical appliances conforming to appropriate standards.
AFSEC has been established with a mission to promote, through its members, the inter- African cooperation for everything related to standardization and related problems, such as the assessment of the compliance with the standards, in the fields of electricity, electronics and related technologies.
Standardization Process in Six AFSEC Technical Committees is a synergy bringing experts together from different African Countries or Institutions (Academia, Power Pools, Industry, Private Sector...).
These Technical Committees review International Standards relevant to the need of African Countries Statuary Members covering different fields or aspects (generation, transmission/ interconnection and distribution).
The Technical Committees recommend these standards for adoption by African countries.
They can also develop Guides that provides methodological support in implementation of projects.
AFSEC is a Key element in AFCFTA Agreement- Annex 6 contributing with the Standards recommended in facilitating trade of Electrical Equipment within African Countries.
Joining AFSEC will ensure that the Standards recommended meet the development needs of all African Countries that have ratified AFCFTA.
Benefits gained by a Country joining AFSEC