Papua New Guinea’s Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (ICCC) under its Consumer Protection Division, have taken the steps to further address food labeling and product safety in PNG; with bans on non-English-label products and certain baby prams and strollers.
The ICCC has warned consumers to be weary of purchasing dangerous items.
To agriculture, the cocoa industry in the country is the backbone for rural economic development.
In this episode, we take a look at the small holder cocoa farmers of East New Britain who were devastated by the destruction the cocoa pod borer brought to their cocoa farms, in 2006 that has resulted in a drastic drop in their rural economy since. However, the industry in slowly picking up momentum after 10 years of struggle.
And on the entrepreneur engagement segment, we feature Mami Chakara – a local hair and beauty company that is changing the hair styles in PNG one weave at a time.
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