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Investment promotion agencies from Estonia, India and Rwanda receive UN awards for excellence in their COVID-19 responses
7 Dec 2020
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency wins special recognition for mainstreaming gender in investment promotion.
Boosting incomes and reducing vulnerabilities of maize farmers in Laos
24 Nov 2020
A recent UNCTAD study identifies three ways smallholder farmers in the landlocked southeast Asian nation can boost earnings from their harvests.
New Asian trade bloc could help boost post-pandemic investment
18 Nov 2020
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement comes at a time of major upheaval caused by COVID-19 and could help revive economic growth.
Betting on the untapped potential of Angolan honey
5 Nov 2020
The government sees honey as a product that could help diversify the country’s oil-dependent economy and is working with UNCTAD and the European Union to improve production and boost exports.
Global foreign direct investment falls 49% in first half of 2020
27 Oct 2020
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment.
COVID-19: UNCTAD warns of ‘lost decade’ if countries adopt austerity
21 Sep 2020
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says coordinated public action is urgently needed for a better economic recovery.
Bold public spending only way to recover better from COVID-19
21 Sep 2020
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 says the multilateral system needs to lend a bigger hand to developing countries given the constraints on their fiscal space.
Raising wages, squeezing corporate rents key to recovery from COVID-19
21 Sep 2020
UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2020 warns that the global economy has grown more fragile, marred by deeper inequalities.
Digital platforms give lifeline to Kenya’s creatives amid COVID-19
18 Aug 2020
With live shows on pause due to the pandemic, creative industries in Kenya are tapping into new revenue streams on digital platforms and outlets to build resilience.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
5 Aug 2020
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.