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    • Press Release - Ministers of Agriculture and Food Security - Swaziland 26 July 2016

      Date Signed: 2016-07-22

      Type: Documents & Publications, Media Releases & Statements


      The SADC Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Food Security met on 22nd July 2016 in Ezulwini, Swaziland. The objective of the meeting was to review the Food Security situation and progress in the implementation of Regional programmes including the development of the Regional Agriculture Policy Investment Plan. The meeting was also intended to update Ministers on the Food Security situation in the Region following the drought induced by the El NiƱo phenomenon.

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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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