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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.
Slowing global economy reveals debt distress as biggest threat to international stability
26 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 looks at the trends and challenges in the global economy, including: trade tensions, currency movements, corporate debt, a no-deal Brexit, inverted yield curves and negative interest rates.
Bold action required to finance a global green new deal and meet the SDGs
25 Sep 2019
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2019 recasts the Depression era's signature policy on a global scale - a Global Green New Deal - as the right policy framework to make a clean break with years of austerity and insecurity. It would help bring about a more equal distribution of income and reverse decades of environmental degradation.
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.
Time to listen to women's voices in agrifood technology
11 Jul 2019
Want agricultural technology to work for women? Involve them in its development.
Rising inequality a blight on our development hopes
26 Jun 2019
The development gains of the 20th century are being eroded by growing inequality - and something needs to be done about it.
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.