SADC summit emphasises role of domestic beneficiation for regional growth

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014

The Southern African Development Community summit opened this week, with native beneficiation said to be key to Southern African development. Development in the region has been delayed by its political reputation and lack of infrastructure.

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) 34th Annual summit began in Victoria Falls this week, where discussions were held emphasising the need to develop Africa’s downstream mineral industry.

SADC chairperson-elect, and Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe said “Our region has abundant resources, which resources, instead of...

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