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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.
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.
Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report reveals
31 May 2018
A comprehensive analysis of population movement within Africa demonstrates it could have unexpected economic benefits and support development on the continent.
Economic Development in Africa: Migration for Structural Transformation
31 May 2018
New report shows that international migration in Africa is primarily a continental phenomenon, contrary to popular perception. In 2017, more than half - 53% of Africa's international migrants resided within the continent, many of them circulating within the same African region.
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.