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Businesses in Nepal tap e-commerce opportunities amid pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Government reforms and initiatives in response to an UNCTAD assessment of the Himalayan nation’s eTrade readiness have allowed businesses to capitalize on COVID-19-induced online opportunities.
How blockchain can power sustainable development
22 Jul 2021
By Shamika N. Sirimanne and Clovis Freire, UNCTAD
Fair Trade: A model that also promotes equality between women and men?
8 Jul 2021
Representatives from the two leading global fair trade networks explain why their business model is also characterized by better gender balance.
Progress on Africa’s integration boosts prospects for economic transformation in Egypt
8 Jul 2021
Egypt needs to update its policy approach to economic transformation to fully benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Seizing the opportunities of a circular economy in textiles
28 Jun 2021
By Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD
Developing countries use space technology to combat food insecurity
11 Jun 2021
UNCTAD fosters South-South cooperation to build developing countries’ know-how on using satellite data to monitor crop conditions for better agricultural productivity.
Gender equality in poorest nations hinges on post-pandemic policy choices
8 Jun 2021
As policymakers in least developed countries address COVID-19’s social and economic consequences, they must ensure recovery efforts are gender responsive.
Getting life-changing technologies to the poor
2 Jun 2021
Partnerships and sustainable business models can help scale up technologies needed to improve livelihoods in poor communities and achieve sustainable development goals.
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.