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Review of Maritime Transport cites stiff challenges for shipping industry
4 Dec 2012
A glut of new carrying capacity -- and declining rates and levels of competition -- are continuing and worrisome trends among firms providing maritime transport, UNCTAD's annual survey of the shipping industry reveals.
EMPRETEC recognizes successful women's start-up businesses and 20 years' operation in several countries
27 Nov 2012
Awards will be given to two women entrepreneurs - the creator of a business featuring recyclable products for infants and the founder of a Ugandan real-estate firm - at the 19th Directors Meeting of Empretec, the entrepreneurship programme in developing countries and economies in transition supported by the Division on Investment and Enterprise of UNCTAD.
UNCTAD report calls for harnessing the potential of south-south technological collaboration
31 Oct 2012
The Technology and Innovation Report 2012, subtitled Innovation, Technology and South-South Collaboration, was launched today.
EMPRETEC Latin America Forum takes off in Panama
21 Sep 2012
The first official meeting of the EMPRETEC Latin America Forum was hosted by EMPRETEC Panama in Panama City last week, following a regional training workshop that brought together EMPRETEC directors and trainers from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru and Venezuela to share experiences and discuss new developments.
Nigeria's Revised MSME Policy draws from UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework Recommendations
1 May 2012
The Nigerian Government recently revised its National Policy on MSMEs based on a thorough review process led by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. The Government organized several peer review workshops in 6 geo-political zones. Stakeholders provided useful comments.