UNCTAD Multi-agency Project: Global BioTrade Facilitation ProgrammeDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 10
Promoting sustainable trade as a safety net for marine wildlife
25 Nov 2022
UNCTAD and its partners promote trade in line with environmental, social and economic sustainability criteria as a nature-based solution to the biodiversity crisis.
New UNCTAD tool tracks global trade in biodiversity products
23 Sep 2022
The database will enable policymakers and other stakeholders to accelerate progress towards combating biodiversity loss, which has put 1 million species at risk of extinction.
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.
Sustainability standards are a powerful tool to protect biodiversity
24 Jan 2022
Voluntary sustainability standards can play a bigger role in conserving our planet’s resources and help strengthen the new post-2020 global biodiversity framework, experts say.
How continental treaty can foster sustainable trade in biodiversity in Africa
19 Aug 2021
New study shows how to transform the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement into an enabler of sustainable trade in biodiversity as a key driver of an environmentally friendly recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
BioTrade company in Myanmar shows resilience to COVID-19 shock
4 Jun 2020
A small business making natural products from jujube and tamarind has kept its doors open and workers safe thanks to sustainability principles adopted before the pandemic.
Promoting biodiversity-friendly trade in the Mekong region
21 Jan 2020
UNCTAD coordinates activities to link trade with the sustainable use of biodiversity and maximize benefits.