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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.
Trade and Climate Change Policy Beyond 2015
3 Sep 2015
Trade policies can have an impact on the climate change mitigation efforts of countries, just as policies for addressing climate change can influence trade among countries, says UNCTAD in its latest Policy Brief.
Reeling from the catastrophe of Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu rebuilds with an export strategy for its copra/coconut, cocoa and sandalwood products
14 Aug 2015
Stakeholders agreed to Vanuatu's national action plan for copra/coconut, cocoa and sandalwood products at a National Green Export Review workshop, facilitated by UNCTAD, in Port Vila in August.
Small island developing states in the Pacific explore ways to make fisheries and other oceans economic sectors more sustainable
10 Aug 2015
A group of regional experts, including UNCTAD representatives, gathered in Vanuatu to analyse the main multilateral and regional processes related to trade in sustainable fisheries in Small Island Developing States in the Pacific.
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.
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.