Programmes/Projects

Why is SADC Invested In Peace and Security Work? 

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) aspires to promote political and economic independence, durable peace and security, and poverty eradication. Peace and security are considered as the necessary preconditions for regional development because instability in one Member State could…

Continental framework within which the African Union (AU), which has the primary responsibility for promoting peace, security and stability in Africa, the eight recognised Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the two established Regional Mechanisms (RMs) contribute to the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts in Africa.

The SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF) is established through a Contribution Agreement concluded between the European Commission (as Contracting Authority) and the SADC Secretariat on 28 July 2014. The project implementation period commenced on 1 October 2014 for a period of 60 months to 30 September 2019. Given the late start to Member State…

What is the SADC-EU Trade Facilitation Programme?

The Southern African Development Community-European Union Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) is intended to further deepen regional economic integration.

The programme is based on the SADC common agenda and on the priorities set in SADC’s revised Regional Indicative Strategic…

What is SIBE? 

The SIBE Programme (Support to Improving the Investment and the Business Environment in the SADC Region) is a European Union (EU) funded initiative aimed at improving the business and investment climate in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).  

SADC and the EU are working together to improve the investment…

SIPs is a five-year Programme, coordinated by the SADC Secretariat and implemented by GIZ and SADC Secretariat financed to the tune of €18 million by the EU under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF). The Financing Agreement and the Contribution Agreement were signed respectively in June and August 2019; while implementation commenced in…

What is the SADC Dialogue Facility (SDF)

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Dialogue Facility (SDF) is a programme that seeks to enhance co-operation and dialogue for Southern African regional integration, by focussing on the quality and institutionalisation of policy dialogue between SADC and its main stakeholders, namely…

What is the SADC IICB?

The Integrated Institutional Capacity Building (IICB) Programme is intended to implement capacity building under the SADC sub-regional envelope in line with the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Regional Indicative Programme for Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean (2014-2020) Regions. The overall aim of…

What is GCCA+?

The Intra African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) is a programme funded by the European Union to increase the capabilities of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States and countries in the ACP region to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change, and have their…

CESARE is a cooperation programme between the SADC Secretariat and GIZ, which comprises several components on regional integration areas. The programme aims to improve cooperation between the SADC Secretariat, SADC Member States and the relevant sector bodies, thereby deepening economic integration in the region, exploiting the potential for…

The Programme is being implemented following the signing of the Finance and Contribution Agreement between the European Union and SADC in August 2019. This s funded under the European Development Fund 11 (EDF11) and is for the 5-year period of implementation.

It aims to address three inter-related elements identified by stakeholders as…

The governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Zambia signed an Intergovernmental Memorandum of Understanding (IGMOU) on 9 July 2015 for the joint development of generation projects in the Luapula River Basin and for a new power interconnector between the two countries. The national power utilities of the two…