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Successful trade-in-biodiversity cases shown at CITES meeting
21 Dec 2018
UNCTAD's BioTrade Initiative champions companies whose business model benefits of both the planet's plants and animals and people.
Experts say trade in biodiversity offers win-win scenario
16 Nov 2018
The sustainable and innovative commercialization of native plants and animals can reduce poverty and protect resources, experts agreed in Egypt.
Fair trade movement and UNCTAD join forces
19 Oct 2018
The two organizations have agreed to work hand-in-hand in their efforts to ensure all workers and farmers get a fair share of the benefits of trade.
Boom to challenge lithium-rich developing countries
16 Oct 2018
Annual general meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development, hosted by UNCTAD, considers ways to tackle new challenges.
Partners commit to implement BioTrade and Access and Benefit Sharing programme in Mekong Region
29 Jun 2018
UNCTAD, in partnership with Swiss non-governmental organization Helvetas, held two back-to-back workshops in Luang Prabang, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, focusing on issues on BioTrade and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the Mekong Region (Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, and Viet Nam).
Hydraulic fracturing? - not so fast, says new review of pros and cons
24 May 2018
Fracking remains controversial, but a dispassionate review of the pluses and minuses of shale gas extraction can shed light on pressing energy needs.
Skills development in the mining sector: Making more strategic use of local content
20 Apr 2018
Written by Isabelle RamdooSenior Associate and Development Economist with the Intergovernmental Forum in Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development.
Top Angolan officials join African Carbon Forum 2018
13 Apr 2018
Governments, civil society andThe mission to Nairobi came as part of a new EU-UNCTAD project to help Angola diversify its economy away from oil exports
Upskilling workers can cut dependence on commodity exports for more than 90 countries
11 Apr 2018
Governments, civil society and private sector stakeholders will gather in Geneva for the Global Commodities Forum 2018 from 23–24 April 2018.