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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.
UNCTAD releases its latest Investment Policy Monitor
7 Dec 2018
The new Monitor finds that 29 countries took 49 investment policy measures from May to October 2018. The ratio of new investment restrictions and regulations stood at 30 percent over the first ten months of 2018, which is the highest figure since 2010.
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.
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.
Foreign direct investment down by 41% in first half of 2018
15 Oct 2018
New data from UNCTAD shows that US tax reforms are dampening global investment activity, casting a shadow over efforts to scale-up investment-for-development initiatives.
Audio-visual sports rights experts step up to the plate
5 Jul 2018
The battle for audio-visual rights to sports events is as fierce as the action on the field, and competition regulators in developing countries must be prepared to play the game
Consumer rights can spur development, meeting hears
3 Jul 2018
When consumer interests are protected, social and economic progress follows – supporting countries to meet the Sustainable Development Goals
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).