Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes
ALDC Landing 

In support of UNCTAD's vision of Prosperity for All, the Division focuses its initiatives on the poorest and most vulnerable developing countries in the world.

The Division aims to address development challenges in Africa and Least Developed Countries (LDCs), as well as in countries with specific geographical barriers, notably Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Division offers targeted, analytically-sound policy recommendations and technical assistance to foster inclusive and sustainable development, aligning its work with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Division conducts evidenced-based research and policy development; publishes flagship reports including the Least Developed Countries Report, and the Economic Development in Africa Report; produces UN-mandated Vulnerability Profiles, tracks progress towards graduation, and prepares smooth transition strategies for LDCs; provides tailor-made and demand-driven technical assistance programmes; supports and facilitates intergovernmental consensus building and coordinates UNCTAD's work on Africa, LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS.

 

 News

 
04 November 2013UNCTAD Secretary-General addresses workshop on mainstreaming trade
30 October 2013Countries that do not trade with their neighbours, trade their neighbours
22 October 2013UNCTAD holds sensitization workshop on Cambodia's prospects for graduation from LDC status
22 October 2013Strengthening capacities of West African countries to harmonize e-commerce legislation in the region
29 September 2013UNCTAD contributes to African session on consumer protection
23 September 2013Link trade to sustainable development efforts, UNCTAD chief urges
TDB 60th
18 September 2013Improving productive capacities is vital for intra-African trade
28 July 2013Workshop to focus on Angolan LDC graduation progress
Flag of Cambodia
21 July 2013Panel discusses Cambodia: bicycle industry challenges and the fate of trade benefits
Africa
17 July 2013Press Coverage of the Economic Development in Africa Report 2013
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 Events and Meetings

 
 

 Documents and Publications

 
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