Trade Related Facility (TRF) for Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)

Trade Related Facility (TRF) for Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)

The SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF) is an innovative programme to strengthen implementation of existing regional trade agreements at the national level.

Through the programme, 12 participating countries in the SADC region will receive financial support to launch projects that support regional integration, trade and economic development. All national level projects are aligned to either the SADC Trade Protocol and/or the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement. Participating countries are Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Sector
Regional trade agreements (RTAs)
Domain
European Development Fund
Benefitting zone
Southern Africa Region 10 EDF
Nature
Financing Agreement

KEY FACTS

  • Total cost (€)

    31 600 000.00

    EU contracted amount - €

    31 600 000.00

    Duration

    September 2014 - August 2019

    Implementing organisation

    SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY SECRETARIAT

    Funding instrument

    European Development Fund (EDF)