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SPS handover to SADC
August 4, 2015

Today’s event celebrated 12 months of cooperation between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat’s Sanitary and Phytosanitary Programme.  The results of this collaboration are Regional Sanitary and Phytosanitary Strategies to ensure that consumers are being supplied with food products that are safe to eat, plants and animals are protected from plant pests and animal diseases and at the same time improving safe regional and international trade.

May 27, 2015

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Southern Africa Trade Hub (SA Trade Hub), in partnership with the Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) and the Department of Policy and Strategic Planning, recently conducted an investor roadmap audit in Lesotho

May 19, 2015

Leading apparel manufacturers and retail buyers, government officials, business associations, and diplomats gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana on April 29 for a reception on the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the upcoming pan-African apparel trade show, Source Africa, to be held in Cape Town June 9-11.

April 23, 2015

Leading apparel manufacturers and retail buyers, policy-makers, government officials, think tanks, business associations, and diplomats will gather at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, April 29, 2015 at 4:30PM for a reception featuring a status update on the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the upcoming pan-African apparel trade show, Source Africa.

 

February 27, 2015

Background

The Okavango River Basin is one of the world's largest inland water systems. This shared vital natural resource for the Southern African countries of Angola, Botswana and Namibia is a rich, but fragile source of biodiversity supporting the livelihoods of approximately one million people. USAID is working to ensure that there is a strong communications aspect to its work to raise awareness and increase participation in wildlife conservation.

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