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.
SADC Secretariat, World Bank and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Agency held a Consultative meeting in Gaborone, Botswana, on 20th March. The overall objective of the meeting was to consult on Southern Africa Tuberculosis and…Read More Tweet!
The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) joins the world to commemorate the International Day of Forests under this year’s theme: Forests & Energy. Every 21st of March the Day is celebrated in order to increase the public awareness among…Read More Tweet!
In a quest to ensure that the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is ready and capable of fulfiling its Peace Support Operations (PSO) obligations, the SADC Secretariat held a 3-day Workshop on Enhancing the SADC Standby Force Post Full…Read More Tweet!
The Extra Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Lozitha, Royal Palace, in the Kingdom of Swaziland on 18th March 2017.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.