9. Improve Infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure and sustainable improvements to promote industrialization and foster innovation nationwide.
Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all.
Promote inclusive, sustainable and modern industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances.
Increase the access of small-scale industrial and other enterprises to financial services, including affordable credit, and their integration into value chains and markets.
By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes.
Enhance scientific research, upgrade the technological capabilities of industrial sectors and by 2030, encourage innovation and substantially increase the number of research and development workers per 1 million people and public and private research and development spending.
Facilitate sustainable and resilient infrastructure development through enhanced financial, technological and technical support.
Support domestic technology development, research and innovation by ensuring a conducive policy environment for, industrial diversification and value addition to commodities.
Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the internet for all U.S. citizens.