SADC Business Barriers

Multiple barriers to doing business in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have previously been identified in numerous surveys and indices. However, little has been done to date to address these barriers. This is mainly due to a la …

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Multiple barriers to doing business in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have previously been identified in numerous surveys and indices. However, little has been done to date to address these barriers. This is mainly due to a lack of understanding as to how practical solutions could be found to overcome these constraints.

To fill this gap, the SADC Secretariat and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), conducted a research and dialogue project on the most important business constraints for the SADC region. SAIIA implemented this project, which involved the following steps: