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Diversify or fail: African countries with big mining sectors welcome new UNCTAD / FAO report
21 Dec 2017
Commodities and Development Report 2017 presented at mining meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Intelligent trade and technologies: Preparing for the trade facilitation of the future
12 Dec 2017
Written by Jan Hoffmann, Trade Logistics Branch, UNCTADArticle No. 12 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°76 - Fourth Quarter 2017]
Setting up and building a National Trade Facilitation Committee in Ghana: a fruitful journey
12 Dec 2017
Written by Bismark SitorusArticle No. 13 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°76 - Fourth Quarter 2017]
It is that time of the year… again !
12 Dec 2017
Written by Arántzazu SánchezArticle No. 14 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°76 - Fourth Quarter 2017]
Commodity-dependent developing countries need to boost efforts to diversify their economies
11 Dec 2017
Without policy change, commodity-dependent developing countries risk falling short of achieving sustainable development by 2030, UN report warns.
Benin and Nigeria a step closer of implementing the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
6 Dec 2017
Both countries recently concluded UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees.
Trade negotiators double down on efforts to get fish subsidies result at MC11
10 Nov 2017
With just four weeks until the Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, trade negotiators are redoubling efforts to reach an outcome on fish subsidies in line with the Sustainable Development Goals, which directly addresses the problem of overfishing and overcapacity.
Mining industry must spread social and environmental progress to small-scale mines
17 Oct 2017
Global mining companies have made strides in cleaning up their act, but industry progress has yet to reach artisanal and small-scale mines, where the worst health, social and environmental ills continue to thrive, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant has said at an international mining forum.
Ghana's Vice-President: vital to diversify out of commodities
14 Sep 2017
Ghana's future depends on developing its skill-base with free education for all and a "Marshall Plan" for farmers, according to the West African nation's Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.
Viet Nam strengthens its partnership with UNCTAD on sustainable use of biodiversity, access and benefit sharing and BioTrade
8 Sep 2017
The Viet Nam Biodiversity Conservation Agency, focal point for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) approved a decree on the Management of Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing. The decree supports and enhances the development and implementation of the 2008 Vietnamese Biodiversity Law of 2008.