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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.
Reviews show information technology is vital for women entrepreneurs
31 Oct 2013
Initial findings from a new set of national women's entrepreneurship development (WED) assessments show that information and communications technology (ICT) plays an empowering role.
Public procurement can boost IT sector, experts say
24 Oct 2013
Experts have said that fostering the development of local information technology (IT) sectors via public procurement must involve industry, government, development partners, and international financial institutions.
UNCTAD review of ASEAN e-commerce laws published
25 Sep 2013
Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should boost their efforts to harmonize e-commerce laws to support regional integration, a new report recommends.
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.