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.
Kinshasa, 23 April 2017: The Chairperson of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, H.E. Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, deployed a follow-up Mission of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ…Read More Tweet!
The French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Regional Director, Ms. Martha Stein-Sochas paid a courtesy call on the Acting SADC Executive Secretary, Ms Emilie A. Mushobekwa, on 19th April 2017. The objective of the meeting was to…Read More Tweet!
The SADC Member States convened a First Consultative Meeting of Experts on free movement of persons in the SADC Region and in Africa at the Grand Palm Hotel, Gaborone, Republic of Botswana, from 28-29 March 2017. The meeting comes at an opportune time to…Read More Tweet!
The Southern African Development Community has made significant progress towards criminalising trafficking in persons. The criminal activity has become a public security concern in southern Africa, as it has around the world, where it is believed to be a…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.