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Kerowagi District Development Authority

kerowagi District

Simbu Provinces

+675 747 44082

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Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 4:06


Economic Support

Empowering economic growth is at the heart of our endeavors. Dive into this section to uncover the various programs and opportunities we have in place to nurture economic development. Learn about initiatives supporting agriculture, small businesses, and job creation, all contributing to a thriving local economy.

Economic Support

These are just a few of the economic potentials in Kerowagi District. With careful planning and investment, the district could realize its full economic potential and improve the lives of its people.


  • Agriculture: Kerowagi District is a major agricultural producer. The district is known for its production of coffee, tea, and spices. There is also potential for the production of other agricultural products, such as fruits, vegetables, and livestock.
  • Coffee plantation in Kerowagi District, Papua New Guinea
  • Tourism: Kerowagi District is a popular tourist destination. The district is home to a number of natural attractions, such as the Kerowagi Hot Springs and the Simbu Cultural Village. There is also potential for the development of adventure tourism, such as hiking, rafting, and mountain biking.
  • Hydropower: Kerowagi District has a number of rivers and streams that could be used to generate hydroelectric power. This would provide a clean and renewable source of energy for the district.
  • Small businesses: There is a growing number of small businesses in Kerowagi District. These businesses are providing goods and services to the local community and to tourists. There is potential for the growth of small businesses in the district, but this would need to be supported by government policies and programs.


The economic potential in Kerowagi District is significant. However, there are a number of challenges that need to be addressed in order to realize this potential. These challenges include:


  • Infrastructure: The lack of infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, and electricity, is a major constraint on economic development in Kerowagi District.
  • Access to finance: The lack of access to finance is another major constraint on economic development in Kerowagi District. This makes it difficult for businesses to start and grow.
  • Skills training: There is a need for skills training in Kerowagi District. This would help to improve the productivity of workers and businesses.
  • Government policies: Government policies need to be supportive of economic development in Kerowagi District. This includes policies that promote investment, trade, and innovation.