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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.
Billions more people must benefit from trade gains, experts say
20 Nov 2018
A global system that leaves the top 1% as rich as the bottom 56% is overdue for reform, with women's economic exclusion among the highest priorities.
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.
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.
Multilateralism redux and the Havana Charter
4 Apr 2018
Written by Richard Kozul-WrightDirector of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD