The Southern African Cross Border Traders Association (SACBTA) sincerely extends its gratitude to all organisations and individuals that contributed to the development of this Gender Mainstreaming Strategy.
We are indebted to the various stakeholders and partners for the collective eﬀort and technical input towards the development of the strategy.
The development of the strategy led by SACBTA involved extensive consultations with key organisations and individuals at regional levels. We are grateful to the various associations representing cross border traders namely SACBTA Zambia, Malawi Cross Border Traders Association (MCBTA), Swaziland Cross Border (SWACBTA), Zimbabwe Cross Border Association (ZCBTA) , SACBTA Executive Committee and the SACBTA Secretariat for their commitment and valuable input that was extremely vital to the development of this 2017‐2020 Gender Mainstreaming Strategy.
Special acknowledgement and appreciation goes to the cross border traders for their invaluable time and critical views in providing insights during the consultative processes.
SACBTA extends its appreciation and gratitude to the many individuals who provided technical review and oﬀered suggestions and contributions to the development of this strategy.
Last but not least SACBTA is grateful to the Southern Africa Trust (SAT) for providing technical guidance and funding the entire strategy development process.The development of this strategy is a critical milestone that gives us hope that the vision for a gender sensitive SACBTA, though an ambitious one, is achievable.
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