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Study into the cooperation of border management agencies in Zimbabwe

Study into the cooperation of border management agencies in Zimbabwe

29 May 13  Publications
Zimbabwe is a landlocked developing country with a population of 14 million, sharing common borders with Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Zimbabwe has 14 border posts...

A comprehensive regional industrial policy for SADC

12 Dec 12  Publications
At present, ongoing Southern African Development Community (SADC) initiatives are underway to construct a comprehensive Industrial Policy Framework for the region. The purpose of t...
Another chapter in the SADC Tribunal saga: South African Court confirms the Tribunal’s Costs Order

Another chapter in the SADC Tribunal saga: South African Court confirms the Tribunal’s Costs Order

03 Oct 12  Publications
During the final week of September 2012, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a judgment giving effect to aspects of an earlier ruling by the Southern African Deve...

Regional integration in SADC: retreating or forging ahead?

19 Sep 12  Publications
Regional economic integration remains a viable development strategy for Africa, a continent characterised by small economies and markets. Integration of these markets can facilitat...

What role for national planning commissions in the promotion of deeper regional integration in SADC?

19 Sep 12  Publications
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has set itself very ambitious regional integration goals. There is now general agreement that more realistic goals and a better un...
SADC Think Tank Conference on Regional Integration – Maputo, 10 August 2012

SADC Think Tank Conference on Regional Integration – Maputo, 10 August 2012

31 Aug 12  Event
The objective of the inaugural SADC Think Tank Conference on Regional Integration was to provide a platform for dialogue and exchange amongst stakeholders, which would enhance the ...

tralac Policy Brief: Priorities for SADC’s regional economic integration agenda

22 Aug 12  Publications
This Policy Brief starts from the premise that regional economic integration makes sense for Africa; a continent characterised by small markets, small economies and small countries...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

19 Apr 12  Publications
A number of important trade-related developments took place in southern Africa in 2011. Developments on the rest of the African continent as well as in the global economy had impor...

The Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan: SADC’s trade-led Integration Agenda

18 Apr 12  Publications
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat conducted a desk review of the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) in 2011. This paper provides a b...

Monetary Union: the Experience of the Euro and the Lessons to be learned for the African (SADC) Monetary Union

08 Feb 12  Publications
In June 2004, Professor Colin McCarthy presented a paper at a conference, entitled On the euro outside the euro-zone: the South African perspective. The paper addressed the le...
What has happened to the protection of rights in SADC?

What has happened to the protection of rights in SADC?

18 Jan 12  Publications
For about the last year and a half a vital aspect of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) legal regime, the ability to enforce the rights and obligations in the legal ...

Empowerment policies in SADC and their effect on agreement design

23 Nov 11  Publications
Empowerment policies may give rise to discrimination when local suppliers are treated more favourably than foreign ones, and can even limit market access opportunities for foreign ...

Trade Facilitation in the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

21 Sep 11  Publications
The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite was created in 2006 to assist in the process of harmonising programmes and policies within and between the three Regional Economic Communities of COM...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2010

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2010

11 Jul 11  Publications
The Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook 2010 marks the tenth edition of this publication. This monitoring exercise, ten years on, is no less relevant than it was at the projec...

Non-tariff barriers affecting trade in the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement

01 Apr 11  Publications
Successive rounds of multilateral trade negotiations have led to a decrease in the use of tariffs as barriers to trade. However, the reduction in tariffs has been substituted by th...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2009

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2009

08 Dec 10  Publications
During 2009 several important developments highlighted specific challenges for policy makers in Southern Africa. The global economic crisis continued to impact on the region in 200...
Training programme for SADC Legal Staff at the SADC Tribunal in Windhoek, Namibia

Training programme for SADC Legal Staff at the SADC Tribunal in Windhoek, Namibia

24 Nov 10  Event
tralac Executive Director, Trudi Hartzenberg, and tralac Associate Professor Gerhard Erasmus were resource persons at a recent TradeCOM-funded training programme for the SADC Legal...
Regional Seminar on EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations, 13-15 September 2010

Regional Seminar on EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations, 13-15 September 2010

27 Sep 10  Event
From 13 to 15 September 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa, the European Union (EU) and tralac jointly hosted an information seminar on the EU-SADC (Southern African Development Commu...

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