PNG Regional Women’s Forum

Community Development Department to grow informal economy

This was relayed to women from the Highlands Region, who attended the PNG Regional Women’s Forum for the Highlands Region at the University of Goroka (UoG) from February 6 to 8.

Assistant Secretary for Informal Economy, Steven James in his presentation said that the government has been concentrating only on 15 percent of the country’s population.

“This is the Formal Economy, while the other 75 percent make up the Informal Economy where majority of the vendors or participants are women.”