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    • SADC Regional Situation Update on El Niño-Induced Drought Issue 01: 15 May 2016

      Date Signed: 2016-05-15

      Type: Documents & Publications, Newsletters

      Issues: Issues, Environment & Sustainable Development


      The SADC region is experiencing a devastating drought episode associated with the 2015/2016 El Niño event which is negatively affecting livelihoods and the quality of lives across the region. Four Member States have already declared national drought emergencies (Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland and Zimbabwe). South Africa has declared a drought emergency in 7 of the country’s 9 provinces. Mozambique declared a 90-day institutional red alert for some southern and central areas. Member States are currently conducting their annual vulnerability assessments and results are expected in early June 2016. These results will provide the effect of drought on food and nutrition security and vulnerability situation as a whole.

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    • SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) March 2016

      Date Signed: 2016-03-31

      Type: Documents & Publications, Newsletters

      Issues: Issues, Statistics


      This is the fifty-fifth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. It provides updates up to March 2016 on HCPI for SADC Member States. The SADC Region registered annual inflation rate of 9.9% in March 2016 compared to March 2015 as measured by the HCPI. Month on Month inflation rate registered an increase of 1.0% in March 2016 compared to February 2016.

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    • SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) February 2016

      Date Signed: 2016-02-29

      Type: Documents & Publications, Newsletters

      Issues: Issues, Statistics


      This is the fifty-forth issue in series since the launch of news releases on SADC HCPI initiative. The SADC Region registered annual inflation rate of 9.9% in February 2016 compared to February 2015 as measured by the HCPI. Month on Month inflation rate registered an increase of 1.7% in February 2016 compared to January 2016.

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