Regional enterprise resource centres should be established to provide informal enterprises with access to information and advice on how to access potential markets for their products and services and to support their participation in training.
Managerial competence impacts directly on the labour market because it affects the ability of firms to recruit, sustain and develop staff.
The business community should support community education programmes for entrepreneurs. They should focus on providing information and guidance, including
mentoring and/or one-to-one interaction
better use of business networks and local cooperation
the use of cutting-edge computer and communications technologies to deliver management development assistance to small enterprise owners and managers, along with more flexible education and development systems, such as open learning
Policy should target informal enterprises in rural areas to provide support measures which strengthen their abilities to cooperate and share resources.