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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
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.
Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.
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
Lesotho ready to channel its growth to go digital
25 Jun 2019
New report on Lesotho shows how the small, mountainous nation could unlock its digital market to diversify its economy.
Survey says people don't trust the Internet, what needs to change?
11 Jun 2019
More trust in the internet is needed if the digital economy is to become a viable development tool for developing nations.
Digital investment starts at home
3 Jun 2019
Governments called on to apply the same approaches to building start-up ecosystems as they do for foreign direct investment.
Secure identities can boost inclusivity in the digital economy
5 Apr 2019
As countries use digital identities to spur e-commerce, they should ensure the human rights of the people they seek to serve are protected.