Launch of the Commodities and Development Report 2015
The Commodities and Development Report 2015, entitled "Smallholder Farmers and Sustainable Commodity Development" was launched on 17 December 2015 on the margins of the tenth Ministerial Conference of the WTO taking place in Nairobi. The presentation of the report was preceded by an introduction by Joakim Reiter, UNCTAD's Deputy Secretary-General.
Impact of the Nagoya Protocol for BioTrade business and practitioners
Growing international demand for BioTrade products: opportunities and challenges
After the Supercycle: New Development Challenges for Commodity Exporters
Debate heats up over reform of the Swiss commodity trading sector at UNCTAD forum
UNCTAD's two-day Global Commodities Forum on 13–14 April provided a platform for differing views on how best to reform Swiss commodities trading to benefit people in the developing countries where raw materials are grown or extracted.
UNCTAD Commodities Week
Swiss commodity traders under scrutiny at UNCTAD forum
Impact of falling oil prices on developing countries examined at Commodities forum
The spectacular fall in prices for oil and other commodities since mid-2014 and what it means for resource-rich developing countries will be among key issues discussed by participants of UNCTAD's sixth annual Global Commodities Forum at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 13–14 April.
Progress in the implementation of the Pan African Cotton Road Map
UNCTAD participated in a series of meetings held in Cotonou, Benin from 9 to 11 March 2015, to mark the 10th anniversary of the European Union-Africa Partnership on Cotton and discuss implementation of the Pan African Cotton Road Map.