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    • Press Release 7th Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Tourism July 2016 Gaborone

      Date Signed: 2016-07-07

      Type: Documents & Publications, Media Releases & Statements

      Themes: Themes, Infrastructure, Tourism


      The 7th Meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Tourism was held in Gaborone, Botswana, on 7 July, 2016 and hosted by the Government of Botswana. The meeting was called to review the progress made with the implementation of the regional tourism programme in the SADC region, exchange views on topical issues relating to or impacting on tourism in the SADC region.

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    • Over 41.4 million people are food insecure in Southern Africa

      Date Signed: 2016-06-15

      Type: Documents & Publications, Media Releases & Statements


      An estimated 41 million people - 23 per cent - of the 181 million rural population in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are food insecure, and out of this figure, more than 21 million are in urgent need of assistance.

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    • Press Release - SADC establishes a regional El Nino response team

      Date Signed: 2016-05-26

      Type: Documents & Publications, Media Releases & Statements

      Issues: Environment & Sustainable Development

      Themes: Agriculture & Food Security, Meteorology & Climate


      The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has established a Team to coordinate a regional response to the impacts of the 2015/2016 El-NiƱo phenomenon on livelihoods in close collaboration with Member States.

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