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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.
African Creative Economy Meeting, Cape Town (6-9 October 2013)
16 Oct 2013
The African Creative Economy Meeting was organized by ARTERIAL Network with the support of the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town and the Cape Craft and Design Institute. It attracted around 400 delegates from over 40 countries in Africa and beyond.
Chinese premier terms services vital to “upgrades” of economies around the world
3 Jun 2013
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told a joint Leaders’ Summit of the Global Services Forum (GSF) and the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) on Wednesday that services sectors around the world represent the most important opportunities for growth and economic “upgrading” sought by developing countries.
Panel: partnerships vital in services sector
29 May 2013
Partnerships in the services sector are critical for achieving economic growth and sustainable development, experts said today.
Culture vital for development progress, Deputy Secretary-General tells meeting
17 May 2013
Culture, as exemplified by thriving creative industries around the world, has many positive spillovers for human development, UNCTAD’s Deputy Secretary-General has said in China.
Trade in creative products reached new peak in 2011, UNCTAD figures show
15 May 2013
Numbers released in run-up to Global Services Forum in Beijing show creative industries exports rose sharply from 2002-2011.
Bank officials discuss financing of services exports and creative industries
15 Apr 2013
How to capture the potential of services exports, and of creative-industry products such as films and music, was the topic of a recently held meeting of officials from export-import banks.
Spanish version of the Creative Economy Report 2010 now available
12 Apr 2013
Thanks to the kind support of the Universidad Tecnologica de Chile, INACAP in Concepcion, Talcahuano, the UNCTAD Creative Economy Report 2010 has been translated into Spanish.
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.
Food security cited as priority at meeting of commodity experts
20 Mar 2013
Amid the complex interplay of factors affecting the production of basic farm goods and industrial raw materials, it is vital to ensure that sufficient, affordable food is available in developing countries, an expert meeting has heard.