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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The South African Development Community says that Zimbabwe's staple maize crop of 742,000 tons is down 53 percent from 2014-2015.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- The South African Development Community (SADC) facilitator in Lesotho Crisis, Cyril Ramaphosa brokered a security peace accord on Thursday.
Objective and activities: The project supports measures to improve energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energies in countries of the South African Development Community (SADC) and the East African Community (EAC).
Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid was addressing to officials and dignitaries, namely Bernard Membe, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, heads of delegations to the 15th Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics, Defense, and Security of the South African Development Community.
The African Union has been promising that they will provide an African solution through the intervention of South Africa and the South African Development Community (Sadc), but they haven't done this.
The two-day forum which is jointly organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and COMESA Regional Investment Agency (COMESA RIA), will offer a platform to over 2,000 policy-makers and global business leaders from Africa, the GCC, Asia and Europe and beyond to discuss current challenges and business opportunities in finance, agribusiness, logistics, and trade across the economic blocs of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC), the South African Development Community (SADC), the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) and the African Union (AU).
The Forum aims to offer a platform to over 2,000 policy-makers and global business leaders from Africa, the GCC, Asia and Europe and beyond to discuss current challenges and business opportunities in finance, agribusiness, logistics, and trade across the economic blocs of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC), the South African Development Community (SADC), the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD).
He then empirically analyzes the institutions of the System of Central American Integration, the Andean Community of Nations, the Caribbean Community, and the Southern Common Market in Latin America and the Caribbean; the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation in Asia; the African Union, the Economic Community of West Africa, and the South African Development Community in Africa; the Pacific Islands Forum; and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Nowak was told in Johannesburg in neighbouring South Africa that his visit had been postponed due to talks between mediators from the 15-nation South African Development Community (Sadc) and leaders of the Zimbabwean power-sharing government.
Chairperson of the SA Association of Medical Deans, Professor Wynand van der Merwe, was in late February urgently liaising with the South African Development Community (SADC), the national department of health and requesting data from the vice chancellors of all local universities to address funding, accommodation and logistics issues.
Since leaders of the 15-nation South African Development Community (SADC) failed at a November summit to break the impasse, Tsvangirai has spent more than two months outside the country trying to lobby international support.
THE Zimbabwean opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), was right to refuse the compromise plan devised by the leaders of the 15-nation South African Development Community (SADC) at their emergency summit in Johannesburg.
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