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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.
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.
Debt warning lights flash for poorest countries, experts say
3 May 2018
Top economists from UNCTAD and the International Monetary Fund agree it's time to sound the alarm on rising public debt in many low-income countries but disagree on how loudly the bell should be rung.
Benchmarking is a powerful tool to make mining responsible
25 Apr 2018
The initiator of the new Responsible Mining Index says he hopes it will fuel change by showcasing the best-in-class and spotlighting those that need to raise their game.