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Port training programme deemed a success in the Philippines
28 Dec 2015
Nearly two-dozen managers from 19 ports across the Philippines recently presented the recommendations from case studies conducted as part of UNCTAD's training programme. Port authorities, encouraged by the results, committed to continuing and strengthening the programme.
Impact of the Nagoya Protocol for BioTrade business and practitioners
25 Nov 2015
Experts discuss the practical implications of the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and its impact over certain aspects of BioTrade, at a peer review meeting in Geneva on 24 November 2015.
New BioTrade project to promote sustainable trade of products derived from biodiversity
25 Nov 2015
UNCTAD and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) launched today the 3rd phase of the BioTrade Facilitation Programme (BTFP III).
Uneven trade is a persistent development challenge requiring policy attention, said UNCTAD before the UN General Assembly
10 Nov 2015
UNCTAD presented its report on international trade and development before the United Nations General Assembly, highlighting the trade inequality that persists between countries and warrants urgent policy attention.
Growing international demand for BioTrade products: opportunities and challenges
8 Oct 2015
Market potential for BioTrade goods is estimated at 141 billion USD, but complex standards and other non-tariff barriers prevent many small producers from taking advantage of market opportunities.
Zambia validates updated trade policies with help from UNCTAD
8 May 2015
Zambia's trade is dominated by the export of a primary commodity - copper - so the Government is looking at ways to diversify sources of revenue, add value to exports and build a resilient economy for its citizens.
Ecuador's ratification of the Nagoya Protocol presented to parliamentarian and other stakeholders
3 Mar 2015
The implications of the ratification of the Nagoya Protocol for trade, development and intellectual property was discussed with Ecuadorian parliamentarians, government officials and other users and providers of biological resources and related traditional knowledge.
UNCTAD supports Ecuador's campaign to promote key exports in international markets
3 Mar 2015
Based on a recently MoU signed between UNCTAD and the Institute of Intellectual Property of Ecuador, the latter invited UNCTAD to the launching of an export promotion campaign for key local products produced by local communities with high traditional knowledge content.