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.
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!
His Majesty King Mswati III of the Kingdom of Swaziland and Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called for the acceleration of the process to operationalize the regional development fund which will serve as start-up capital…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Standby Force Planning Element (PLANELM) handed over electronic equipment in the form of 11 laptop computers to its sister organisation, the Regional Peacekeeping Training Center (RPTC) in Gaborone, Botswana on April 28th 2017.Read More Tweet!
The SADC Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of Basic Education and the Ministry of Transport and Communications commemorated the International Girls in ICT Day, which was held under the theme, “Expand Horizons, Change Attitudes.” The…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.