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.
SADC Executive Secretary Her Excellency Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax visited the SADC SF RLD site to appreciate the location and meet with the village leadership on January 20, 2017. The Executive Secretary updated the Chief of Arbitration, Mr. Olefile…Read More Tweet!
From the 12th to 16th December 2016, the SADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC) convened two seminars and a Statutory Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. The first event held from the 12th to 13th December 2016, was a consultative forum attended by SEAC…Read More Tweet!
Gaborone, Botswana – 12 December 2016 In a quest to strengthen and fully operationalise the Civilian Component of the SADC Standby Force, the SADC Secretariat held the first ever Civilian Component Awareness Raising Workshop for SADC Organ Focal Points…Read More Tweet!
The Outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Botswana, His Excellency Juan Carlos Arencibia Corrales, met the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on 7th December, 2016 in Gaborone, Botswana to bid her farewell at the…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.