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Helping Ecuador boost exports and create jobs while protecting biodiversity
14 Dec 2015
UNCTAD worked with the Ministry of Foreign Trade over the past two years to identify the "green" products the country is best positioned to competitively produce and export. The results have just been published in Ecuador's National Green Export Review and Plan of Action.
Ecuador aprueba el Plan Nacional de Acción sobre Exportaciones Verdes desarrollado con la UNCTAD
10 Dec 2015
Tras la adopción formal del Plan Nacional de Acción, la UNCTAD entrevistó a Silvana Vallejo, Viceministra de Comercio Exterior del Ecuador, quien resaltó las oportunidades que esto representa para la oferta exportable y sustentable del país.
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.
Morocco seeks to enhance production and boost exports in key green sectors
6 Nov 2015
UNCTAD and the Ministry charged with Environment, organized a first national stakeholder workshop on Morocco's National Green Export Review on 20 and 21 October, to identify green products and sectors with high development potential in the Kingdom.
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.
Training of African Union Services Trade Negotiators kicks off in Nairobi
26 Aug 2015
A week-long workshop, convened by UNCTAD and the African Union Commission, is underway to train services trade negotiators from Anglophone African countries on related negotiations under the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).
Making regional trade work for Africa: turning words into deeds
13 Jul 2015
In its latest Policy Brief, UNCTAD identifies some of the barriers to implementing regional trade agreements in Africa and proposes remedial actions that may be taken by national Governments, development partners and regional institutions.
Strengthening the private sector to boost continental trade and integration in Africa
8 May 2015
Africa needs a dynamic and vibrant private sector to seize existing opportunities in the trading system, says UNCTAD Policy Brief. The document identifies some key elements of a credible policy package to promote private sector development and boost intra-African trade.
A National Action Plan for Green Exports in the cocoa-chocolate sector validated by Ecuadorian stakeholders
2 Mar 2015
Stakeholders from Ecuador's cocoa sector and its derivatives reviewed an export policy for green products of Ecuador, commissioned by UNCTAD, and validated a draft National Action Plan for the cocoa-chocolate sector.
Ecuador’s fisheries sector validates a National Action Plan for Green Exports
27 Feb 2015
At a recent workshop, stakeholders from Ecuador's fisheries sector discussed a review of the export policy for green products of Ecuador, commissioned by UNCTAD, and a draft National Action Plan for the fisheries sector.