Authors: S Khumalo & E Chibira

Keyword: regional infrastructure, trans-border infrastructure

SDG: SDG9

Agenda 2063: A2

In addition to selecting the preferred border post design layout, the appraisal approach demonstrated how the selection of the preferred location for future border post expansion could minimise travel cost, to maximise productivity gains, and to take advantage of economic opportunities. It was, for example, also established that separating freight and pedestrian processing can have substantial developmental and economic advantages. In addition we noted that remote processing of freight can be economically viable under certain conditions, provided that the additional regional travel time does not erode too much of the processing benefits.