One of the efforts that have been striving to have regional economic cooperation in South and Central Asia so as to assist Afghanistan is Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA). RECCA is a forum that has been managed to promote stabilization in Afghanistan and South and Central Asian regional economic integration.
The second conference (RECCA II) was hosted by New Delhi in November 2006. Overland trade and transit issues between countries and regions were also discussed during the conference. The portfolio of projects included quick-impact social sector projects as well as long-term infrastructure projects benefiting in particular in Afghanistan and the bordering countries in general. New Delhi Declaration was final document of the Conference.
For further details, please see the following documents:
- New Delhi Declaration