1. To support national lightning centers in Africa in capacity building by transfer of knowledge, development of skills, training of educators, exchange of students and experts, channeling of possible funding, and providing required technical facilities and other assistance.

  2. To establish a strong research team to work on meteorological, physics, engineering, health, societal and other aspects of lightning with scientific output of international standing.

  3. To develop a robust African regional lightning safety awareness promotion network penetrating into remote rural areas.

  4. To advocate for the installation of national and regional lightning detection and warning systems and to encourage sharing of data between all involved African communities.

  5. To train engineers and technical personnel in scientifically accepted lightning protection systems with emphasis on low-cost solutions and to form a regional network of experts.

  6. To develop a lightning database including information on fatalities and statistics in the region.

  7. To commit itself to fulfill various other objectives included in the Colombo Declaration (24 May 2007), Kathmandu Resolution (14 October 2011), and Kampala Resolution (7 February 2013) on Lightning Protection and Safety that were endorsed by participating international stakeholders.