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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.
Twenty-second UNCTAD-OECD Report on G20 Investment Measures released
21 Nov 2019
The joint UNCTAD-OECD Report, released today, reveals that investment policy making in G20 members has slowed down further during the reporting period (mid-May to mid-October 2019). Only a few G20 Members took investment policy action, and the number of measures was low.
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.
Fairer trade can strike a blow against rising inequality
19 Jul 2019
Global trade has catalysed economic growth both in developing and developed countries, but its benefits have not been shared equally. This could change.
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
We must help developing countries escape commodity dependence
20 May 2019
Written byPamela Coke-Hamilton, Director, Division on International Trade and Commodities (UNCTAD)