“Decision on socio-economic transformation and infrastructure development in Africa: energy, railways, roads and ICT sectors
...6. ENDORSES the recommendations in the above mentioned paper and, more in particular, agrees on the following measures:...
i) Include in the national priorities the various regional and continental interconnection infrastructure network projects and programmes;
ii) Harmonize regulations, standards and executions to promote country-to-region interconnection and efficient operation of networks and market development;
iii) Create appropriate institutional frameworks for development of the major integration projects and carry out the necessary reforms to ensure better operation and maintenance of the projects;
iv) Contribute financially to the NEPAD infrastructure projects preparation facility;
v) Reduce the cost of construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure by using cheap labour provided by National Armies;”