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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).
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.
Comprehensive policies are needed to address 'growth paradox' in the world's poorest countries
28 Sep 2015
Weak productive capacities and a lack of structural economic transformation continue to accentuate the "growth paradox" seen in least developed countries in which growth has little or no impact on reducing poverty, UNCTAD's Trade and Development Board hears.
Organic agriculture and tourism can help tackle poverty, new UNCTAD report says
25 Sep 2015
Linking organic agriculture and tourism has a significant potential to help reduce poverty in the United Republic of Tanzania, a new UNCTAD report has found.
Trade, poverty reduction and protecting the environment go hand in hand, says UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
29 Apr 2015
Joakim Reiter discussed the links between trade and environmental policies for sustainable development at a gathering of international leaders to mark the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on 28 April.
Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz backs UNCTAD's work on debt workouts
10 Apr 2015
A workshop on a multilateral legal framework for debt restructuring processes took place on March 31st 2015, at Columbia University in New York City.
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.