Assembly of the African Union 15th Ordinary Session, Kampala, Uganda, 25-27 July 2010

Sectors : Energy, Infrastructure General
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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“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:...

 ...(b) ENERGY

i) Make electricity infrastructure development a key priority sector in the national development plans;

 ii) Realizing that conventional energy sources are not sufficient to meet the growing demand, consider developing our capacity to generate power from non-traditional sources such as renewable and nuclear energy in the long run. This will entail putting in place a sound framework for the purpose;

 iii) Seek support from multilateral and bilateral development partners to make it a priority to support energy development in Africa in order to meet the MDGs and subsequently reduce dependency on them in the long run.”