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Gendered stats ensure everyone counts
18 Dec 2018
Statistics often reveal unseen forces, but more needs to be done to incorporate gender equality insights into economy and trade statistics to get the full picture.
Future of Africa e-commerce looks bright as Nairobi event ends
14 Dec 2018
First Africa eCommerce Week closes with UNCTAD issuing the Nairobi Manifesto on the Digital Economy and Inclusive Development in Africa.
Microcredit condemned in 'definitive' book on what went wrong
7 Nov 2018
UNCTAD officials and other experts come together to pen a history of microcredit - and offer pointers to a better way of financing sustainable development.
How do we ensure inclusive development from digitalization in Africa?
5 Nov 2018
Written byTim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, and Emeritus Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London
Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say
31 Oct 2018
Women's economic empowerment is a crucial objective of the international development agenda but designing informed policies means developing better information.
Myanmar eyes e-commerce for jobs, trade and economic growth
30 Oct 2018
Government officials, donors and partners meet to consider UNCTAD's appraisal of how e-commerce can boost Myanmar's economy and the next steps forward.
The pursuit of inclusion: Africa and the new digital economy
29 Oct 2018
Written byJuliet Anammah, CEO Jumia Nigeria
Tying trade and gender together in southern Africa
29 Oct 2018
Over 70 policymakers, academics and equality advocates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are taking a new UNCTAD course on trade and gender.
UN launches one stop shop for development finance
25 Oct 2018
A new UNCTAD-hosted portal aims to gather best practices to help plug the trillion-dollar annual gap in financing for the Sustainable Development Goals.