Project to identify less participation of women as entrepreneurs

The socio-economic unit of the Coffee Industry Corporation is embarking on a four year project which aims to develop new knowledge of the factors that explain women’s low level of engagement in small-scale agricultural enterprises. The ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research) funded project, titled “Identifying opportunities and constraints for rural women’s engagement in small-scale agricultural enterprises in PNG”, will focus on highlighting enabling factors and key pathways and improving the capacity of women to engage in successful enterprises[…]

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CIC BELONGS TO FARMERS – CHAIRMAN

THE Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) belongs to the farmers and the Board has a responsibility to service them, says a new chairman for CIC Board of Directors Joseph Kom. “I want to remind us that CIC belongs to the farmers. We would not be here if it is not for them. “We therefore have a responsibility to our farmers and the people of Papua New Guinea.” Mr Kom who represents Simbu Smallholders Coffee Growers Association (SHCGA) is also the Chairman[…]

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