French-speaking mayors meet in Bamako

  Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The International Association of French-speaking mayors will hold here Saturday a symposium on "Cities and Informal Economy", it was officially announced Friday.
   The symposium, bringing together mayors and councillors from French-speaking countries, will enable them to compare notes on their policies for promotion of the informal sector and examine ways of financing the social economy as well as its taxation.
   Mayors will present reports on the surveys they have carried out regarding informal sector management in their respective cities.
   The reports cover four main areas: the traditional market of raw food products and manufactured items, street catering services, public transportation and refuse collection.

15 march 2002 23:11:00




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