This SADC Barometer contains the following articles: Addressing poverty on a global scale. Achieving the millennium development goals in SADC. This article provides an overview of where countries in the sub-region stand, as well as reflects on the policy and programmatic responses and identifies some important issues for decision makers in scaling up the response. SADC and MDGs: The trade dimension discusses the ability of foreign trade to uplift people from poverty and how this can be achieved.