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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.
Risk to trade if ports not climate change proofed
7 Dec 2018
About 80% of world trade is carried by sea, but the maritime industry handling these goods is on the frontline of climate woes, unless it adapts - fast.
Bolivian river port offers landlocked nation alternative route to sea
21 Nov 2018
Port Jennefer - on the Paraguay-Paraná waterway - is helping Bolivian businesses cut trade costs with access to the Atlantic, says its UNCTAD-trained manager.
World's poorest countries must nurture dynamic businesses
20 Nov 2018
UNCTAD's Least Developed Countries Report 2018 examines how the world's most disadvantaged countries can foster entrepreneurship to create jobs and help end poverty.
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.
L'Afrique portuaire : défis d'une croissance annoncée
24 Jul 2018
Written by Yann AlixArticle No. 21 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°78 - Second Quarter 2018]
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).
Forum highlights ‘inclusive trade’ for world’s poorest countries
14 Jun 2018
With a share of global trade of less than 1%, fresh ideas are needed to bring the world’s poorest countries into the international trading system.
UN deputy launches powerful tool for least developed countries
6 Jun 2018
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, who was instrumental in bringing about the Sustainable Development Goals, praises UNCTAD’s integrated approach to policy advice for LDCs.