PM Sogavare Reiterates Need to Take Part in Economic Development
Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, MP says there is a need for Solomon Islanders to participate actively in economic development activities.
The Prime Minister made the call following an invitation to visit and talk to members of the North West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) this week.
Chairperson of the NWGDA told the Prime Minister and his delegation that the association was established this year when the Government announced its Economic Stimulus Package initiative as a way to properly organise local farmers who are willing to participate in such activities.
Members of the association covered different areas including copra, cocoa, noni, vegetables gardening, poultry, duck farming, fisheries, and tourism.
According to the Prime Minister, the culture of dependency is becoming a norm in our society, resulting in a decline in rural based economic development activities.
There is a need for more Solomon Islanders to take part in activities that will contribute to the economic development of the country,ï¿½ he said
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