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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
The $2.5 trillion African economy: Why a borderless Africa offers best hope for unleashing the continent's potential
17 Dec 2019
Written byDr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
World's poorest countries should take a leading role in directing external aid to development
19 Nov 2019
For the least developed countries to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, they should take ownership of their development agenda and manage the allocation of external development finance in alignment with their national development priorities.
Lao PDR on track to meet least developed country graduation criteria for a second time
23 Oct 2019
UNCTAD in collaboration with the government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office for Lao PDR organized a workshop to discuss the vulnerability profile for the nation.
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.
World needs fairer and more sustainable trade, not less trade
20 Sep 2019
UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant urges policymakers to focus not only on trade growth but also on how the benefits are shared.
Africa: Post-Niamey, How Can the African Continental Free Trade Area Deliver "Made in Africa"?
2 Sep 2019
Written byMukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
All firms matter for development, but matter in different ways
25 Jul 2019
Written byPaul Akiwumi, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, UNCTAD
New tool seeks to smooth wrinkles in intra-African trade
16 Jul 2019
An innovative online tool by UNCTAD and the African Union is set to help African countries navigate non-tariff barriers as the continent opens its free trade area.