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Supporting post-COVID-19 recovery among African cross-border traders
18 Jul 2022
UNCTAD equips 300 women small-scale traders in five countries with greater knowledge of trade rules, customs procedures and entrepreneurship skills.
UNCTAD urges African countries to rethink export diversification to survive economic shocks
14 Jul 2022
The continent’s free trade area, a growing middle class, an emerging consumer market, increased access to financial services and technology, and dynamic private entrepreneurs can help diversify African economies.
The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
UNCTAD names new advocates for women in e-commerce
27 Jun 2022
The five advocates are successful women entrepreneurs and pioneers in the digital economy.
COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
Promoting sustainable fisheries trade in Eastern Caribbean
7 Jun 2022
Countries aim to protect the iconic queen conch, build a sustainable ocean economy and provide tangible benefits to people working in the region’s seafood value chains.
Study shows COVID-19 effects on trade in biodiversity products
18 May 2022
The pandemic has posed challenges but also created opportunities for workers and businesses producing and selling biodiversity-based goods and services.
UNCTAD partners with DHL to empower women in e-commerce
29 Apr 2022
The partnership will help improve women digital entrepreneurs' skills and ease their access to global trade.
Entrepreneur helps women 'go digital' in Middle East
28 Apr 2022
Mona Ataya, a Palestinian-Lebanese entrepreneur who runs the largest online marketplace for women in the region, is one of UNCTAD's six eTrade for Women advocates.