Ensure financing for immediate projects

There is a need to immediately start preparing for scaling up infrastructure investments by preparing financially and practically for 2014. Project lists will need to be refined and submitted by September 2014, to ensure they form part of the 2015 budget.

Federal, state, and local governments should employ a standardised framework for prioritising individual projects so as to ensure the right strategic fit and economic impact, while also considering projects’ financial health and social impact.There is a need to immediately start preparing for scaling up infrastructure investments by preparing financially and practically for 2014. Project lists will need to be refined and submitted by September 2014, to ensure they form part of the 2015 budget.