Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes
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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

 
20 September 2012Helping least developed countries to ''graduate''
19 September 2012Economic growth for Africa: the sustainable way
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18 September 2012Ghanaian port operators complete UNCTAD modern port management training course
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18 September 2012Macedonian university joins UNCTAD Virtual Institute as 78th member
16 September 2012UNCTAD Board focusses on creating jobs, reducing poverty in Africa
12 September 2012Zambia Commerce Minister to speak at high-level segment of UNCTAD Board
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12 September 2012LLDCs need to move from being land-locked to become land-linked, says UNCTAD Deputy S-G
Enabling the Graduation of LDCs
06 September 2012Many LDCs still over dependent on a few commodities, lack food security, UNCTAD study finds
27 August 2012Tanzania implementing UNCTAD e-Regulations programme for investors and entrepreneurs
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22 August 2012Chinese firms urged to avoid past mistakes of Western multinationals in Africa
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