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Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
Investment to tackle climate change falls amid global crises
27 Oct 2022
International investment projects addressing the climate crisis have dipped in the wake of global economic headwinds, stalling years of growing momentum.
Enhancing the Trans-Saharan Road corridor to boost trade and economic development
25 Oct 2022
UNCTAD and the Islamic Development Bank launch a roadmap for supporting economic development and regional integration through Africa’s Trans-Saharan corridor.
How start-ups are boosting investment in South-East Asia
19 Oct 2022
The rise of start-ups in the region is a factor behind the dynamism of foreign direct investment there, an UNCTAD-ASEAN report finds.
It’s time to put productive capacities at the heart of every development strategy
12 Oct 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
UNCTAD and AfCFTA Secretariat strengthen ties to boost regional integration and trade in Africa
10 Oct 2022
They will scale up partnerships to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of African countries.
Boosting productive capacities is critical for Zambia’s graduation from least developed country status
6 Oct 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Africa's economic growth decelerates sharply
3 Oct 2022
Almost 60% of Africa's low-income countries are already in debt distress or at high risk of it and millions of Africans are falling back into poverty amid acute risks of food insecurity.