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    • Charter Establishing the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development (CCARDESA) (2010)

      Date Signed: 2010-11-05

      Type: Documents & Publications, Charters

      Themes: Agriculture & Food Security


      The Member States of the Southern African Development Community on the 5th November 2010 signed a charter establishing the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa. Acknowledging that the capacity of the SADC region scientific community to undertake and manage research and development (R&D), and related training activities has increased considerably and cooperation in Agricultural Research and Development would enhance efficiency in alleviating common problems, Member States agreed to the development the centre.

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    • Africa Consensus Statement to RIO+20

      Date Signed: 2011-10-01

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Issues: Environment & Sustainable Development

      Themes: Energy, Agriculture & Food Security, Food Security, Forests


      Prior to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the Ministers of African States held a preparatory meeting to deliberate the objectives and themes of the conference and to determine a consensus for key priorities and concerns affecting Africa. The Consensus Statement addresses the state of development in Africa and reaffirms States’ commitment to sustainable development moving toward the Millennium Development Goals.

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    • SADC Animal Health Yearbook 2010

      Date Signed: 2011-10-01

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Themes: Agriculture & Food Security, Livestock Production


      As livestock is an essential component of agriculture, reliable information on the livestock sector is necessary in formulating the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy. Therefore, the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Directorate of SADC created the Animal Health Yearbook as a means of disseminating information about livestock and animal health in the region, enabling informed policy and planning decisions.

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