Report of the seminar on approaches to the regional harmonisation of development plans
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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In order to avoid suck disadvantages, and in view of their limited financial resources and the burden of debt-aervicing, the countries within the region would benefit from holding consultations to study the possibilities of undertaking joint projects. Examples were given of the Kaanji Dam in Nigeria and the Volta Dam in Ghana which had provided electricity and inland waterways to some of the landlocked. countries as a result of the sharing of facilities among a number of States.