The biggest private sector: keynote address by Marty Chen

Mar 08, 2016, 03:40 PM

Marty Chen, co-founder and international coordinator of WIEGO, gives the keynote address at an event on 'The biggest ‘private sector’: What place for the informal economy in green and inclusive growth? ' on Thursday, 25 February 2016.

The conference took place at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London, and was intended to help build a new policy agenda to integrate the informal economy with inclusive green growth and sustainable development.

The event reviewed informal economies in diverse contexts – from food distribution and mining to forestry and waste collection – and featured speakers from the International Labour Organisation, and from Ethiopia, Indonesia and Brazil.

It was hosted by IIED and the Green Economy Coalition, WIEGO, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the OECD's Sahel and West Africa Club.

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