Southern African Development Community

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a Regional Economic Community comprising 16 Member States; Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Established in 1992, SADC is committed to Regional Integration and poverty eradication within Southern Africa through economic development and ensuring peace and security.

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa

PMAESA is a non-profit, inter-governmental organization made up of Port Operators, Government Line Ministries, Logistics and Maritime Service Providers and other port and shipping stakeholders from the Eastern and Southern African and Indian Ocean regions. It was first established in 1973 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), following a recommendation of the African Ministers in charge of transport, held in Tunisia in February, 1971.

Development Bank of South Africa

The DBSA is a government-owned development finance institution, established in 1983, with the mandate to promote economic growth as well as regional integration for sustainable development projects and programmes in South Africa, SADC and the wider Sub Saharan Africa.

South Africa Heavy Haul Association

South Africa Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA), formed and based in Johannesburg South Africa, is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in heavy haul railway operations, engineering, maintenance and technology on the railway industry.


DevelopmentAid, established in 2007, is a leading and innovative membership organization providing comprehensive information services for the international development sector. The objective of DevelopmentAid is to provide relevant, up-to-date data and facilitate information exchange among all stakeholders of development cooperation.

Commerce Edge RSA

Commerce Edge is SARA’s Service Provider for the professional course: Regional Surface Transport & Maritime Logistics Course, accredited by Chartered Institute of Transport & Logistics of the UK.

Commerce Edge specialises in delivering “World Class Supply Chain Management” competence solutions. We are a Level-1 BBBEE provider of holistic competency- development solutions that enable companies to leverage their capacity, competency and capability. Commerce Edge is the first approved Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT) study centre in South Africa. Commerce Edge has designed and implemented similar CILT corporate-based programmes. Our services include learner recruitment, facilitation and certification of short courses and qualifications.

Wisewater Media

Wisewater Media is SARA’s Service Provider for the SARA Rail Conference and Exhibition.

Wisewater Media is an Event Management that specializes in Conferences, Corporate Events, and Golf Days. It is a company that ensures proficient delivery of creatively designed conferences, seminars, exhibitions, road shows, and events. Wise Water Media Events specializes in concept development, planning & implementation, on-site management, and coordination of all event logistics.