The National, Thursday July 11th, 2013
LANDOWNER companies from the Ramu NiCo project impacted areas in Madang are taking up a business training programme.
The training, which started on Monday, is focused on how to start, operate and further improve business activities.
Madang provincial administration business development branch director Peter Sagerom said the two-week training is recognised by the International Labour Office in Geneva and AusAid and is of high standard.
It is being conducted at Ramu NiCo’s community affairs office.
“AusAid and ILO recognise the programme. Most countries in the world are adopting the programme and have proven successful,” Sagerom said.
“The training funded by Ramu NiCo Management (MCC) Ltd is aimed at developing the capability of landowner companies and landowners associations on how to start and operate successful business.
The first training involves the Basamuk Landowners Association and Coastal Pipeline Landowners Association.
The next training will for Kurumbukari and Maigari Landowners Associations training to be conducted in the following weeks.
Sagerom told the participants that the training is in line with the national governments Vision 2050 to create wealth for the locals and he thanked Ramu NiCo for sponsoring the training for its landowners.