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Jordanian woman techpreneur scoops UN business award
11 Dec 2020
Ten finalists in the UNCTAD Empretec Women in Business Awards demonstrate how resilience, sustainability, circularity and inclusiveness are critical success factors in their ventures.
How the UN helped Benin become the world’s fastest place to start a business on a mobile phone
30 Nov 2020
By Ian Richards, Economist, UNCTAD
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.
UNCTAD announces recipients of ISAR Honours 2020
10 Nov 2020
The awards recognize the private sector’s contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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.
New system boosts ease of doing business in Iraq
28 Oct 2020
A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19.
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Report maps manufacturing pollution in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
24 Sep 2020
The study explores the environmental and resulting health impacts of pollutants generated by the manufacturing sector, often touted as a driver of economic growth.
Public procurement is a powerful tool for sustainable development – UN report
8 Sep 2020
Strategic government spending on goods and services can increase the uptake of sustainability standards in the wake of COVID-19, driving our sustainable development ambitions.