The Final Frontier - Meeting the Challenges of Linear Infrastructure in Africa

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The environmental and infrastructure sectors in Africa are at the early stages of adopting a meaningful collaborative agenda for developing ecologically sustainable linear infrastructure. There are efforts, lessons and knowledge emerging from various parts of the continent which highlight a pressing need to move this agenda forward. African countries have a very limited timeline to ensure ecological sustainable in the face of rapid and expansive linear development across the continent. It is imperative that this sustainability planning be implemented prior to the initiation of any prospective development planning.