Southern African Development Community

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Southern African Development Community

An international organization that promotes economic development and integration for 15 countries in southern Africa. It encourages regional trade, common security measures and coordination on health policy, among other things. It was established in 1980 as the Southern African Development Coordination Conference and took its current name in 1992.
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"This milestone achievement towards recognition and elevation of indigenous African languages across the SADC region forms part of the greater effort in ensuring development, usage and intellectualisation of our heritage languages," PanSALB chairperson of the Board, Dr David Maahlamela said in a statement on Tuesday.
Il a note que tous les dirigeants de la SADC travaillent dur pour le benefice de leur population et contribuent au developpement de la region.
She said the SADC leaders who met during the Summit closed-door session expressed concern over the region's ongoing exports of unprocessed raw material to the rest of the world, thereby forfeiting the potential benefits of the resource endowments.
At the meeting, heads of state and government also will also review the transformation of the SADC Parliamentary Forum into a Parliament, as well as operationalising the SADC Regional Development Fund.
Furthermore, he said the draft framework was also linked to other SADC tools such as the Regional Indicative Strategy Development Plan (RISDP) which Botswana was fully part of.
SADC develops high quality, accessible, (inter)nationally competitive business locations in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.
I browsed through the Labour Force Survey of a few SADC member states and paid attention to the labour force participation by sex and age.
SADC was originally founded in April 1980 as the Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) by leaders of the so-called Frontline States in Southern Africa.
SADC countries are among the most developed on the continent across many of the goals, but there are a few notable exceptions and still lots of progress to be made even in the more developed areas.
She noted that while SADC was able to launch the Free Trade Area (FTA) as planned in 2008, the region has missed other economic milestones.
"SADC has built its specialist reputation in the supply of products, technologies and services over three decades.