Vocational training must adjust to the informal sector

 

 
Dr Richard WaltherMore people worldwide are working in the informal than in the formal sector. In this interview Dr Richard Walther, senior consultant with the French Development Agency (AFD), tells us what it means to work in the informal economy, why investment in the sector is necessary to overcome the poverty of the developing countries, and how vocational training systems should be reformed in order to meet the needs of the sector.