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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
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
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.
The digital divide is impeding development
24 Oct 2018
Written byMukhisa Kituyi is Secretary-General of UNCTAD
The Netherlands and UNCTAD sign $6m Strategic Partnership Agreement
23 Oct 2018
The Netherlands pledges $6 million over four years to support UNCTAD’s innovative investment and e-commerce activities, the partners announced at the World Investment Forum.
Will new technologies really help developing economies?
19 Oct 2018
Written byDani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University