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    This portion of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) website is dedicated to providing access to all publically available SADC Documents and Publications. It also provides access to information about the SADC Secretariat Library Services.

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    • Status of Integration in the SADC Region Report

      Date Signed: 2020-06-07

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Themes: Communicable Diseases

      The Status of Integration in the SADC Region Report highlights the key achievements and successes made by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in the area of regional integration, as well as the challenges that have been faced along the way. The report is intended to feed into the inaugural African Union (AU)-Regional Economic Communities (RECs) Coordination Meeting scheduled for mid-2019. This is in line with the broader AU institutional reform agenda as outlined in Assembly Decision 635 adopted in January 2017, which, among other things, requires the AU Commission to regularly engage with RECs and development partners to assess progress on implementation of programmes aimed at achieving continental integration.

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    • BULLETIN 6-SADC Response to COVID19

      Date Signed: 2020-06-06

      Type: Documents & Publications

      Issues: COVID-19

      The Bulletin 6 of the SADC Regional Response to COVID-19 provides highlights on recent tools and guidelines released by the World Health Organization (WHO). These include a case report form for a suspected case of Multi system in¬ammatory syndrome (MIS-C) as well as guidance in recommendations for mass gatherings, which is a resource to be used by Member States. The report further highlights the resolution adopted by the World Health Assembly (WHA). The resolution seeks to establish the origins of the novel coronavirus as well as initiate an “impartial, independent and comprehensive evaluation” on the response of the WHO to the coronavirus crisis.

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

      Date Signed: 2020-05-28

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Themes: Themes, Agriculture & Food Security, Food Security

      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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