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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.
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.
Angola gets to work on making trade easier, cheaper and faster
7 Sep 2018
UNCTAD held a workshop in Luanda to help government officials work on meeting Angola's obligations under the World Trade Organization's Trade Facilitation Agreement.
UNCTAD helps sharpen business skills in Angola
9 Aug 2018
First graduates of Empretec workshop herald efforts to build up small and medium-sized business sector in Angola's flatlining, oil-dependent economy.
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.
Coffee, honey, timber: Angola eyes cleaner, greener economic growth
29 Jun 2018
Once one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, Angola hit the brakes when oil prices crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the government has its eyes on more sustainable exports.
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).
Angola project begins work on 'greening' country's trade
14 Jun 2018
UNCTAD is holding a two-week workshop on identifying export sectors that could help diversify Angola's economy and make growth more environmentally sustainable.