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Discussion Forum links trade and food security, job creation, women’s empowerment
11 Dec 2013
Three-day debate found that trade affects – and is affected by – such issues as food security, job creation, poverty levels, productive capacity and the status of women.
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.
Switzerland provides further financing to ‘Cluster’ initiative on tourism and agriculture
15 Nov 2013
Switzerland has announced funding contributions for projects that are designed to help local small-scale farmers sell their produce to tourist hotels.
UNCTAD among key players at Myanmar Business and Development Week
23 Sep 2013
UNCTAD, as coordinator of the United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity, is among the key collaborating agencies at a Myanmar business and trade event.
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.