Infrastructure is vital for intra-regional and international trade and is central to the goals of poverty eradication and Regional Integration in Southern Africa
Fisheries generate a variety of benefits including nutrition & food security, livelihoods, employment, exports & foreign currency, and conservation & biodiversity
A Minister of Health conducts spraying of residual insecticide to kill mosquitoes, thereby interrupting malaria transmission.
A fifteen-member delegation of the Kwazulu-Natal Legislative Finance Portfolio Committee of South Africa visited the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat in Gaborone, Botswana on 14th February 2017.Read More Tweet!
The fourth meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Committee of Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to Botswana was held on 17 February 2017 at SADC House in Gaborone, Botswana.Read More Tweet!
From 6 to 10 February 2017, members of the SADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC) conducted a Post-election Review in the Kingdom of Lesotho on the country’s 2015 National Assembly Elections. The SEAC, which serves as SADC’s advisory body on elections,…Read More Tweet!
His Excellency, Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa and the SADC Facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho, welcomed the return of the leaders of the opposition parties, Hon. Thomas Thabane, former Prime Minister and leader of All…Read More Tweet!
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.