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A step forward for continent if transport, utilities, capital and the right rules of commerce are put in place
28 Dec 2019
Written by Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Charting the way forward for climate-resilient agriculture in Malawi
6 Dec 2019
Value-addition and diversification high on the agenda - with priority given to female smallholder farmers and traders.
Escaping commodity trap critical for landlocked developing countries
29 Nov 2019
Promoting structural transformation and productive capacities, including economic diversification, can help countries overcome disadvantages.
5 ways you can use your buying power to protect our biodiversity
3 Oct 2019
Biodiversity is our world. It's all around us. It's the air we breathe and the food we eat. A rich biodiversity helps the fight against the climate crisis.
Unlocking the hidden value of cotton by-products in African least developed countries
1 Oct 2019
Written byFabrizio Meliado, Parkhi Vats, Kris Terauds, Matthias Knappe
Countries dependent on commodities should diversify economies to survive climate crisis, says UN report
11 Sep 2019
The report highlights how commodity-dependent developing countries will be directly affected by climate change, and indirectly by mitigation and adaptation policies pursued not only by themselves but also by third countries.
UNCTAD, TradeMark East Africa extend deal to ease trade
24 Jul 2019
Efforts to make regional trade cheaper, faster and simpler in East Africa are ticking up and boosting economic integration.
Trade cautiously with single market and Africa's economy could rise to top
8 Jul 2019
Written byDr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Promoting cotton by-products in Eastern and Southern Africa: Lessons from an UNCTAD technical assistance project
3 Jul 2019
Written by:Kris Terauds, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD