Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Solving the water and sanitation crisis: How technology and innovation can help
UNCTAD examines how to use new technologies to improve existing systems and get safe water and sanitation to all.
Improving energy access key to meeting development goals in Africa
UNCTAD urges countries in sub-Saharan Africa to use their vast renewable energy reserves and pool resources through regional cooperation to forge a cleaner and greener future.
The Weekly Tradecast
Ecosystems in peril: Why our future depends on protecting biodiversity
As the United Nations releases a major report on climate change, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the critical importance of biodiversity with UNCTAD economist Lorena Jaramillo.
Promoting sustainable ports in Peru
UNCTAD training inspires a nationwide project across key Peruvian ports, boosting progress towards sustainability, gender equality and economic development.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.