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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.
COVID-19: Global trade value chains, taxation and recovery
6 Nov 2020
By Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How COVID-19 is changing global value chains
2 Sep 2020
Written by Piergiuseppe Fortunato, UNCTAD Economist
Growing plastic pollution in wake of COVID-19: How trade policy can help
27 Jul 2020
The pandemic has led to a surge in pollution from disposable products like plastic face masks and hand sanitizer bottles. Effective trade rules can help limit the spread of coronavirus waste.
COVID-19 will likely transform global production, says UN report
16 Jun 2020
New UNCTAD report shows reshoring, diversification and regionalization will drive restructuring of global value chains in the coming years.
Textile and garment supply chains in times of COVID-19: challenges for developing countries
29 May 2020
Written by Antonella Teodoro and Luisa Rodriguez, Article No. 53 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°86 - Second Quarter 2020]
Post-pandemic plea for sustainable value chains
27 May 2020
Written by Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba and Rubiah Lambert, UNCTAD
Angola eyes former coffee glory for more sustainable growth
6 May 2020
Overdependence on oil has fuelled volatile and uneven growth. Coffee could help the country change course if it can revive production and add value to its beans.
Coronavirus outbreak has cost global value chains $50 billion in exports
4 Mar 2020
The impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are being felt along global value chains as manufacturing slows in China, a new UNCTAD report finds.