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 Outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Botswana, His Excellency Juan Carlos Arencibia Corrales, met the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on 7th December, 2016 in Gaborone, Botswana to bid her farewell at the…Read More Tweet!
The Chairperson of the SADC Oversight Committee on Lesotho, Retired Justice Frederick Werema met the SADC Executive Secretary Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence on 7th December 2016 in Gaborone Botswana. The objective of the meeting was to brief the…Read More Tweet!
The Chief Representative of JICA, South Africa Office, Mr. Hiroyuki Kinomoto met with SADC Executive Secretary Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax on November 25, 2016 to discuss on a number of issues of common interest to the two organization.Read More Tweet!
Balaclava, Mauritius – 26 November. The meeting of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers responsible for Disaster Risk Management held the 26th November 2016 has adopted the SADC Regional Disaster Preparedness and Response Strategy which…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.