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    SADC Food and Nutrition Security Update Issue-03 - 2019 - 2020

    COVID-19 likely to have major impact on food and nutrition security and livelihoods in SADC. About 43 million people estimated to be acutely food insecure in the Region, calling for urgent resourcing and scale up of the interventions planned by both Member States and their humanitarian partners. Poor seasonal rainfall distribution dampens overall harvest prospects for many parts of the Region. Excessive rains cause flooding and destruction of crop fields and property in northeastern parts of the Region. Preliminary crop production estimates for Malawi, Namibia and South Africa show an increase in most crops including maize. The African migratory locust outbreaks recorded in Botswana and Namibia. Fall armyworm and foot and mouth disease remain a challenge in the Region.

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    Consolidated Text of the Treaty of the Southern African Development Community

    The Consolidated Treaty of the Southern African Development Community is a consolidation of the following texts: - The Treaty of the Southern African Development Community, 1992 - The Agreement Amending the Treaty, 2001 - The Agreement Amending Article 22 of the the Treaty, 2007 - The Agreement Amending the Treaty, 2008 - The Agreement Amending Article 10A of the Treaty, 2009 and - The Agreement Amending Articles 10 and 14 of the Treaty, 2009. This edition of the Consolidated text of the Treat replaces the 2011 edition. Done by the Legal Affairs Unit of the Secretariat.

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    Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan

    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.

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    SADC SIPO II (English)

    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.

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