Landlocked Developing CountriesDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 10
Foreign investment flows to structurally weak economies remain fragile in 2020
21 Jun 2021
Foreign direct investment remains stable in least developed countries, but contracts severely in landlocked developing nations and small island developing states.
Boosting incomes and reducing vulnerabilities of maize farmers in Laos
24 Nov 2020
A recent UNCTAD study identifies three ways smallholder farmers in the landlocked southeast Asian nation can boost earnings from their harvests.
Landlocked central Asian nations show potential beyond commodities
16 Jul 2020
An UNCTAD study highlights opportunities for Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Turkmenistan to diversify their exports and transform their commodity-driven economies.
COVID-19: UN calls on governments to help landlocked neighbours
10 Jun 2020
Well-functioning transit transport services and procedures are essential to ensure people in landlocked developing countries have timely access to medical products and basic goods during and after the crisis.
Escaping commodity trap critical for landlocked developing countries
29 Nov 2019
Promoting structural transformation and productive capacities, including economic diversification, can help countries overcome disadvantages.
Equatorial Guinea is the first country to leave the LDC category since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals
4 Jun 2017
On 4th June 2017, Equatorial Guinea graduated from Least Developed Country (LDC) status.
Productive capacity, diversification needed to boost growth in Landlocked Developing Countries
22 Oct 2014
There are structural hurdles to unlocking growth in landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), a high-level meeting on investment in LLDCs heard on the final day of UNCTAD's World Investment Forum at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 16 October.
Zambian Minister applauds UNCTAD's work in support of Landlocked Developing Countries
17 Oct 2014
The Honourable Yamfwa D. Mukanga, Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications of Zambia, highlighted the significance of the work of UNCTAD in support of Landlocked Developing Countries at a special event held in New York on 1 October.
Rwanda Government and UNCTAD launch online investment guide
11 Feb 2013
The Government of Rwanda and UNCTAD launched the web-based investment guide to Rwanda as pilot project of UNCTAD’s innovative approach to the preparation and online publication of investment guides.
LLDCs need to move from being land-locked to become land-linked, says UNCTAD Deputy S-G
13 Sep 2012
"Geography may pose severe constraints on economic growth and development, but it need not determine a country's destiny," UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Petko Draganov told the Fourth Meeting of Trade Ministers of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) in Almaty, Kazakhstan yesterday.