Switzerland has announced funding contributions for projects that are designed to help local small-scale farmers sell their produce to tourist hotels.
The UNCTAD Debt Management and Financial Analysis System (DMFAS) Programme has revamped its website. The new DMFAS portal, which contains new and updated features, was launched today at the 9th DMFAS Advisory Group Meeting.
From January through October 2013, the overall share of more restrictive or regulatory investment policies continued to increase to reach 32 percent. At the international level, the trend to negotiate regional investment agreements continues.
Many of the world’s poorer countries have improved their debt balances in recent years, but “this positive trend is now sputtering,” UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi told a debt-management conference this morning.