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18.07.2018 10:08 Age: 93 days
By: ANNA SALKEUS – Nampa

Industrialisation week to increase private sector participation



The third annual Southern African Development Community industrialisation week is expected to broaden the participation of the private sector, youth and women in the implementation of the industrialisation strategy and roadmap.

The event will take place in Windhoek from 30 July to 1 August under the theme “Promoting Infrastructure and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development”.

The industrialisation strategy and roadmap was adopted by the SADC extraordinary summit held in Harare, Zimbabwe in 2015. It is aimed at accelerating the comparative and competitive advantages of the economies of the region.

Part of the week's agenda will be popularising and creating awareness of the strategy among member states, and giving them an update of what the SADC secretariat is doing in terms of its implementation.

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