But the people are distinctively unique.
They know how to till the land that they live and work.
It is not necessarily important whether they are close to an urban setting where basic government services are at their disposal.
What matters is their upbringing of origin they inherit from their ancestors.
Yesterday at the 18th NARI Field Day, Bubia, just outside Lae, yams as high as two meters were displayed.
Farmers throughout Morobe and the rest of the Highlands had stalls to display their garden produce.