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Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Germany renews support for UNCTAD’s e-commerce and digital economy work
25 Nov 2021
The country committed €500,000 to bolster the organization’s research, technical cooperation and consensus-building activities aimed at ensuring all nations can seize digital trade opportunities.
Ports of tomorrow: Measuring digital maturity to empower sustainable port operations and business ecosystems
10 Nov 2021
Written by: Mikael Lind, Wolfgang Lehmacher et al., Article No. 80 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°92 - Fourth Quarter 2021]
Quantifying the environmental benefits from paperless trade facilitation
2 Nov 2021
Written by: Yann Duval, Celine Bacrot and Simon Hardy, Article No. 79 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°92 - Fourth Quarter 2021]
Pandemic drives ICT goods trade rebound but steep declines occur in least developed countries and Africa
2 Nov 2021
The latest data for 2020 show growing reliance on digital technologies, boosting international trade of computers and related equipment and reversing falls seen in 2019.
Botswana launches strategy to diversify economy through e-commerce
29 Oct 2021
Botswana gears up to diversify its economy by moving from mining minerals to mining knowledge.
Scaling up climate adaptation finance must be on the table at UN COP26
28 Oct 2021
Estimates indicate that annual climate adaptation costs in developing countries could reach $300 billion in 2030 and, if mitigation targets are breached, as much as $500 billion by 2050.