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Latest News: Imani to implement EU-funded technical assistance facility in Eastern and Southern Africa

By |19th March 2021|

Imani Development is pleased to announce the awarding of a new project and start-up of the Africa RISE (Reform for Investment and Sustainable Economies) programme. Imani Development is part of the consortium led by Landell Mills that will deliver the Africa RISE programme.

Africa RISE is a EUR 12.7 million technical assistance facility funded by the […]

Latest News: Eswatini Trade Information Portal (ETIP) to go live in September

By |10th September 2020|

Despite the challenges of getting back to business-as-usual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the establishment of Eswatini’s first-ever trade information portal is progressing as planned and scheduled to go live at the end of September.

The Eswatini Trade Information Portal (ETIP) will be a single authoritative source of reference for a range of information […]

Latest News: The AfCFTA and Compliance: lessons and innovations from an analysis of African RTAs

By |27th August 2020|

Imani Development has designed an innovative and bespoke Compliance Mechanism for SADC which was recently approved and adopted at the 40th Annual SADC Summit. In relation to this and leveraging on learnings and research done in the process of designing it, Chad Capon and Dr. Charalambides have written a working paper on the importance of […]

Latest News: Approval and Adoption of the SADC Vision 2050, RISDP 2020-2030, and Mechanism

By |19th August 2020|

Imani Development is proud and grateful to note the official communique from the recent 40th SADC Summit.

The Heads of SADC States approved and adopted Vision 2050, which articulates the shared development objectives of the region for the next 30 years, and the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) 2020-30, which provides clear and achievable goals […]

Latest News: STATEMENT ON COVID-19

By |7th May 2020|

During these challenging and unprecedented times, we all find ourselves in uncharted territory. Here at Imani Development, we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the tremendous difficulties being experienced by many of our clients, partners, and associates as they are uniquely affected by COVID-19.

Like most people and organisations, we have been doing our best […]

SADC Vision 2050 and RISDP 2020-30

By |19th March 2020|

Imani Development is honoured to be working with the SADC Secretariat and Member States to redefine the Vision of what SADC will be in the year 2050, and its Mission in realising those aspirations.

The SADC Vision 2050 and the related RISDP 2020-30 draft documents were presented to SADC senior officials by Imani Development International at […]

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SADC Compliance Mechanism

By |24th January 2020|

We are honoured to be working with the SADC Secretariat and Member States in developing an effective mechanism to monitor and ensure compliance to SADC Protocols and other legal instruments and commitments.

This follows a SADC Extra-Ordinary Summit held in March 2017, where the Secretariat resolved to develop effective monitoring and assurance systems to track progress […]

Consolidating Interventions on the Non-Tariff Barriers Elimination in South Sudan (2018 – 2019)

By |13th December 2019|

TradeMark East Africa has been working with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and the Private Sector to map Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in South Sudan. They have assisted in developing a strategy for their elimination as well as establishing the NTB National Monitoring Committee (NTBs NMC).

The purpose of this engagement was to continue supporting the […]

Latest News: Richard Hess retires as Group Chairman of Imani Development International

By |22nd November 2019|

Today we would like to take this opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge Richard Hess as he retires from his position as Group Chairman of Imani Development International.

Richard Hess started Imani in 1982 in Zimbabwe, from his humble home office in Harare. From these early beginnings the company grew to having a broad footprint across Eastern […]

Job Position: Junior Economist

By |15th November 2019|

Junior Economist/Researcher

Cape Town | 5 days | Closes 31 December 2019 

Based in Observatory, Cape Town in a vibrant business park. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Junior Economist.

Primary Responsibilities:
You will work in close collaboration with other members of the projects team and directors. You will be involved in developing and undertaking consultancy services […]