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.
Maseru, Lesotho: On 25 May 2017 the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM) to the 2017 National Assembly Elections in the Kingdom of Lesotho was officially launched by the Head of Mission, Honourable Dr Augustine P. Mahiga (MP) Minister of Foreign…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Secretariat Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax has congratulated Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for being elected the first African Director-General of the United Nation’s World Health Organization (WHO), describing…Read More Tweet!
In an effort to raise media awareness and build partnership on the implementation of the SADC Industrialization Strategy and Road Map, the SADC Secretariat in collaboration with GIZ organized a media awareness workshop with senior media practitioners from…Read More Tweet!
The President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellence Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has signed and acceded to the Revised Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development.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.