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2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.
Discussion forum: Why trade matters in development strategies
8 Nov 2013
The UNCTAD secretariat is organizing a discussion forum entitled "Why Trade Matters in Development Strategies", which will take place from Wednesday, 27 November to Friday, 29 November in room XXVI of the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Secretary-General addresses International Trade Centre group
13 May 2013
The Secretary-General of UNCTAD has spoken of cooperative efforts between the two organizations and outlined fruitful areas for future work.
Greater attention needed to farming sector, experts tell commodities meeting
20 Mar 2013
High prices for basic farm goods and industrial raw materials, with the complex effects that these cause on the economies of numerous poor countries, are not expected to decline any time soon, the Global Commodities Forum has been told.
UNCTAD in joint work on traceability system for snake skins
12 Mar 2013
UNCTAD and the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) have held a roundtable meeting, with relevant experts, to prepare a platform for an international traceability system for snake skins.