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Belize charts sustainable, trade-led course for its fisheries
21 Dec 2018
A workshop in Belize, supported UNCTAD and DOALOS, maps out new directions for the country's fish and seafood sectors.
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.
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.
Oceans Forum: Use trade to help, not harm, global fisheries
19 Jul 2018
UNCTAD-hosted Second Oceans Forum represents important step toward achieving trade-related aspects of Sustainable Development Goal 14, UN envoy says.
'Seaweed' pencil shows untapped economic potential of marine resources
18 Jul 2018
Peru's Biopencil made from sustainably harvested algae shows that the oceans economy is much more than seafood.
From fish to dish – securing a sustainable future for the fisheries sector
17 Jul 2018
Exclusive interview with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the UNCTAD.
WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations - down but not out
17 Jul 2018
Reports of the death of fisheries discussions in the World Trade Organization have been greatly exaggerated says the chairman of its rules negotiating group.
Oceans Forum seeks consensus on fish-to-dish solutions
16 Jul 2018
Time is running out to find agreement on ending harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020 but a multi-agency push hosted by UNCTAD aims to inject momentum.
90% of fish stocks are used up – fisheries subsidies must stop
13 Jul 2018
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD and Peter Thomson, United Nations Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations.
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).