• Access to technical expertise, forums, agreements and resources locally and internationally, coupled with the AFRA regional recognition by virtue of its good practices;
  • Greater recognition by African stakeholders of the necessity to enlarge the scope of nuclear applications for socio-economic development;
  • Increasing number of African Atomic Energy Commissions (AECs) and National Nuclear Institutions (NNIs) which are pursuing the path to sustainability through enhanced relevance, management practice and accountability;
  • The negative/positive impact of globalisation, for example the restructuring of some AECs in Member States, the updating of standards, re-regulation of certain industries in the mining sector;
  • Cooperation with and involvement in regional initiatives such as NEPAD and other Sister Agreements, such as ARASIA, ARCAL, and RCA;
  • The availability of policies and processes to collect and manage voluntary contributions from Member States and other donors;
  • Emergence of new technological developments for socio-economic development cost-effectively.