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    • Tripartite Transport Facilitation Response to COVID 19

      Date Signed: 2020-07-08

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Issues: COVID-19

      Themes: Communicable Diseases


      TRIPARTITE TRANSPORT AND TRANSIT FACILITATION PROGRAMME (TTTFP) - A program funded by the European Union - TTTFP responses to COVID19 pandemic impacts on trade and transport facilitation in Eastern and Southern Africa Region

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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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    • 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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    • Impact of COVID-19 on SADC Economy -English

      Date Signed: 2020-05-19

      Type: Documents & Publications, SADC Technical & Thematic Reports

      Issues: COVID-19

      Themes: Themes, Health, Communicable Diseases


      SADC Council of Ministers met through videoconference on 16 -18 March 2020, to deliberate on key developments in the region. In relation to coronavirus pandemic, Council directed the SADC Macroeconomic Subcommittee, supported by the SADC Secretariat, to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 on the SADC economy and provide policy recommendations on a continuous basis to Member States.

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