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    Soutenir la Croissance Agricole et le Développement Socioéconomique en Afrique Australe - TCP/SFS/3502 2019
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    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has embarked on the formulation of an Investment Plan for the effective and coherent implementation of a Regional Agriculture Policy. This will ensure the food and nutrition security of people living in SADC member countries, the sustainable utilization of available natural resources, and the effective protection of the environment. Assistance was required, in terms of both technical and management capacity, to develop the investment plan.
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    Support to Domesticating the SADC [Southern Africa Development Community] Regional Agriculture Investment Plan (RAIP) and Regional Agricultural Development Fund by Member States (Eswatini, Namibia and Zimbabwe) - TCP/SFS/3704 2022
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    In the Southern Africa Development Community, agriculture provides livelihoods for a majority of the region’s population It is central to poverty reduction, economic growth and food and nutrition security As such, in 2014 SADC Member States approved the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy ( which defined common objectives and measures to guide, promote and support national and regional actions to contribute to the achievement of the common agenda, as well as regional integration The RAP foresees a Regional Agricultural Investment Plan ( for each phase of the implementation plan However, institutions in the Member States face challenges with respect to the integration of regional protocols in their national systems The success of the RAIP depends on the uptake of various measures, support is needed to create the necessary institutional mechanisms for its implementation As such, FAO was requested to provide support on the customization of the RAIP and the SADC Regional Agriculture Development Fund ( in Eswatini Namibia and Zimbabwe The aim of the project was to facilitate the domestication of the RAIP, which is expected to further support increased private investment in the agriculture and food sectors, as well as associated sectors in these three countries.
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    Strengthening Capacity of SADC Secretariat in Implementing the SADC Fisheries Programme - TCP/SFS/3603 2021
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    The Southern African Development Community comprises 15 Member States, with a total estimated population of 285 million people 2012 growing at an annual rate of 2 5 percent Poverty remains one of the greatest challenges facing the region, where about 40 percent of the population live below the poverty line Fisheries are a significant social and economic sector in the region, contributing an average of 2 2 percent to gross domestic product Between 2003 and 2015 fisheries production showed positive growth, with substantial increases in aquaculture In addition to its importance to the economies of the region, the fisheries sector makes an irreplaceable contribution to nutrition and food security, providing the only affordable source of several essential nutrients in most SADC countries Despite this, the sector continues to experience problems, including illegal, unregulated and unreported ( fishing, the degradation of aquatic environments and pollution, climate change, fish diseases, a lack of capacity to effectively manage fish stocks, limited investments in aquaculture and unsustainable aquaculture practices The SADC Protocol on Fisheries implementation strategy was approved in 2010 in the form of an SADC Fisheries Programme, prioritizing aquaculture, the fight against IUU fishing, the fish trade, the management of shared fisheries resources and small scale/artisanal fisheries However, lack of capacity and available funding negatively affected the implementation of the Programme The aim of the project was to support the SADC Secretariat to facilitate the implementation of the SADC Fisheries Programme and to build the capacity of Member States to domesticate the Protocol on Fisheries.
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    Soutenir la Croissance Agricole et le Développement Socioéconomique en Afrique Australe - TCP/SFS/3502 2019
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    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has embarked on the formulation of an Investment Plan for the effective and coherent implementation of a Regional Agriculture Policy. This will ensure the food and nutrition security of people living in SADC member countries, the sustainable utilization of available natural resources, and the effective protection of the environment. Assistance was required, in terms of both technical and management capacity, to develop the investment plan.
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    Support to Domesticating the SADC [Southern Africa Development Community] Regional Agriculture Investment Plan (RAIP) and Regional Agricultural Development Fund by Member States (Eswatini, Namibia and Zimbabwe) - TCP/SFS/3704 2022
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    No results found.

    In the Southern Africa Development Community, agriculture provides livelihoods for a majority of the region’s population It is central to poverty reduction, economic growth and food and nutrition security As such, in 2014 SADC Member States approved the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy ( which defined common objectives and measures to guide, promote and support national and regional actions to contribute to the achievement of the common agenda, as well as regional integration The RAP foresees a Regional Agricultural Investment Plan ( for each phase of the implementation plan However, institutions in the Member States face challenges with respect to the integration of regional protocols in their national systems The success of the RAIP depends on the uptake of various measures, support is needed to create the necessary institutional mechanisms for its implementation As such, FAO was requested to provide support on the customization of the RAIP and the SADC Regional Agriculture Development Fund ( in Eswatini Namibia and Zimbabwe The aim of the project was to facilitate the domestication of the RAIP, which is expected to further support increased private investment in the agriculture and food sectors, as well as associated sectors in these three countries.
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    Strengthening Capacity of SADC Secretariat in Implementing the SADC Fisheries Programme - TCP/SFS/3603 2021
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    The Southern African Development Community comprises 15 Member States, with a total estimated population of 285 million people 2012 growing at an annual rate of 2 5 percent Poverty remains one of the greatest challenges facing the region, where about 40 percent of the population live below the poverty line Fisheries are a significant social and economic sector in the region, contributing an average of 2 2 percent to gross domestic product Between 2003 and 2015 fisheries production showed positive growth, with substantial increases in aquaculture In addition to its importance to the economies of the region, the fisheries sector makes an irreplaceable contribution to nutrition and food security, providing the only affordable source of several essential nutrients in most SADC countries Despite this, the sector continues to experience problems, including illegal, unregulated and unreported ( fishing, the degradation of aquatic environments and pollution, climate change, fish diseases, a lack of capacity to effectively manage fish stocks, limited investments in aquaculture and unsustainable aquaculture practices The SADC Protocol on Fisheries implementation strategy was approved in 2010 in the form of an SADC Fisheries Programme, prioritizing aquaculture, the fight against IUU fishing, the fish trade, the management of shared fisheries resources and small scale/artisanal fisheries However, lack of capacity and available funding negatively affected the implementation of the Programme The aim of the project was to support the SADC Secretariat to facilitate the implementation of the SADC Fisheries Programme and to build the capacity of Member States to domesticate the Protocol on Fisheries.

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