Regional energy infrastructure is vital to support intra-regional trade, and leveraging opportunities for international trade.
Developing Adaptation and Mitigation strategies to support the fight against Climate Change.
SADC Secretariat is now compliant with international benchmarks of good practices in institutional management.
The SADC Water Division promotes the sustainable use of water resources through coordinated management, protection and equitable use.
Five SADC countries received the 2013 African Leaders Malaria Alliance Award (ALMA) Award during African Union Summit held in Addis-Ababa in January 2013.
The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has started facilitating and coordinating the convening of a SADC Infrastructure Investment Conference to be held from June 27 to 28 2013 in Maputo, Mozambique.Read More
SADC Executive Secretary Dr. Tomaz Augusto Salomão, and the German Ambassador to Botswana & SADC, H.E Mrs Annett Günther, signed, on April 10, 2013, four agreements formalising support from the Federal Republic of Germany to the SADC Region.Read More
The Limpopo Water Course Commission is looking for a suitable candidate to assist with the coordination and implementation of the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Plan. The River Basin IWRM Plan 2011-2015 outlines the strategic framework and plan to implement the LIMCOM Agreement.Read More
The Fifth SADC Digital Broadcasting Migration Forum took place on April 15-17, 2013 in Swakopmund, Namibia. The main objective was to review the implementation of the SADC Roadmap for Digital Broadcasting Migration in the SADC Member States and to address challenges in meeting the SADC Analogue Switch Off (ASO) deadline of December 31, 2013.Read More
The SADC Treaty is the founding document for the establishment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). In pursuance of the principles of Towards a Southern African Development Community, a declaration was made by the Heads of State or Government of Southern Africa, at Windhoek, Namibia, in August 1992 affirming their commitment to establish a Development Community in the region.
The Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan of SADC is a comprehensive 15–year strategic roadmap, which provides the strategic direction for achieving SADC’s long term social and economic goals. It also provides the SADC Secretariat and other SADC institutions with clear guidelines on SADC’s approved social and economic priorities and policies and therefore, enhancing their effectiveness in discharging their facilitating and coordinating role. It was approved by SADC Summit in 2003 and its effective implementation began in 2005.
The Revised Edition of the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ (SIPO II) provides a review of the first edition of the Plan. Based on the objectives and common agenda of SADC, the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ, first signed in 2004, provided general guidelines that spelt out specific implementation activities, in accordance with the objectives of the Protocol on Defense, Politics and Security Cooperation, and the strategies for their realisation, covering the Public Security, Political, Defence, and State security sectors.