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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.
UNCTAD holds roundtable meeting on bioenergy at African Carbon Forum
15 Jul 2013
The meeting aimed at sharing best practices by bringing together experienced African practitioners. It also addressed investment and sustainability.
Huge turnout for New York briefing on LDC report
26 Mar 2013
Large numbers of delegates from least developed countries (LDCs) and civil society organizations gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 19 March to hear a detailed briefing on the Least Developed Countries Report 2012 - Harnessing Remittances and Diaspora Knowledge to Build Productive Capacities, which was presented by Mr. Taffere Tesfachew, Director of UNCTAD's Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes.
Biofuels meeting discusses trends, policies to balance benefits with concerns for food security
19 Mar 2013
Complex developments in the field of biofuel policy – and how developing countries can participate in this growing energy market while sufficiently taking account of related issues such as food security and technological progress – were the subject of debate by experts at a meeting on 19 March 2013.
UNCTAD and partner agencies arrange meeting on biofuels trends
15 Mar 2013
UNCTAD, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Stockholm Environment Institute plan a discussion on 19 March on developments in biofuels markets.
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.