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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.
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.
Liza Mamaliga turns Moldovan honey into pots of gold
12 Oct 2018
The young business owner from Todiresti, Moldova, is giving a needed boost to local beekeepers in the landlocked Eastern European country.
Peru's BioTrade sales reach new high but challenges to growth remain
27 Sep 2018
UNCTAD and the Ministry of Environment present new tools to ensure sustainable growth in the production and commercialization of products derived from Peru's biodiversity.
Adding economic value to biodiversity will help save it
27 Jul 2018
UNCTAD-led event at the High Level Political Forum on 16 July discussed ways to sustainably leverage native plants and animals to boost development.
Green exports can meet both economic and environmental needs
26 Jul 2018
For trade in green products to contribute fully to sustainable development, countries need a policy mix that spreads the benefits equally, the High-Level Political Forum heard.
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).