30 Apr 2024

Business Innovation Hub set up in Bougainville

From , 6:00 am on 30 April 2024
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Photo: Bougainville Women's Federation

The United Nations Development Programme and Japan have launched an Innovation Hub in Buka in Bougainville.

The autonomous Papua New Guinea region is striving to develop its economy as it seeks independence, and the Hub will have a role to play by boosting entrepreneurship and digital literacy.

The UNDP's Resident Representative, Nicholas Booth, told RNZ Pacific's Don Wiseman the Hub will have a particular focus on women and youth