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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.
Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast
7 Nov 2018
Urgent talks on a looming global debt crisis take place in Geneva at the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development on 7-9 November.
Coffee, honey, timber: Angola eyes cleaner, greener economic growth
29 Jun 2018
Once one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, Angola hit the brakes when oil prices crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the government has its eyes on more sustainable exports.
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).
Angola project begins work on 'greening' country's trade
14 Jun 2018
UNCTAD is holding a two-week workshop on identifying export sectors that could help diversify Angola's economy and make growth more environmentally sustainable.
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.
Ports across Ireland's Brexit divide reaffirm unity on UN project
12 Apr 2018
The Northern Irish port of Belfast and its Irish counterparts of Cork and Dublin sign an agreement to bolster UNCTAD's work with ports in Africa and Asia.
Ports in developing countries require state-of-the-art management
10 Apr 2018
Managers get training from UNCTAD to run well-functioning ports that spread benefits to local economies as well as ease international trade.