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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.
Tackling trade in trying times
19 Dec 2018
Trade is an unspoken element in the Paris Agreement, yet it will have broad impacts on climate change-focused nationally determined contributions.
Q&A: Shipping and the environment
20 Nov 2018
With international shipping carrying more than 80% of world trade by volume, the international community must ensure that maritime transport responds to the challenges of climate change.
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.
Sustainable production and consumption safeguard biodiversity
19 Oct 2018
UNCTAD's BioTrade Initiative is showcased during annual Trade for Sustainable Development Forum.
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.
BioTrade holds first webinar for Latin American partners
22 Aug 2018
Professionals promoting biodiversity-friendly goods and services in the region discuss the challenges they've faced promoting BioTrade during the past two decades.
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).