Trade and Poverty ReductionDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 16
Sustainable Tourism - A tool for development and poverty eradication
28 Aug 2017
Today, tourism generates 10% of the world's GDP, 1 in every 10 jobs and 30% of world trade in services. It is key to many countries' economies and livelihoods.
Building Productive Capacities in Structurally Weak Developing Countries
29 Jun 2017
UNCTAD organized a brainstorming meeting with experts on "Building Productive Capacities in Structurally Weak Developing Countries, in Geneva, Switzerland, from 29 to 30 June 2017.
Contribution of Tourism to Economic Diversification and Poverty Reduction
3 May 2017
UNCTAD Expert Group Meeting underscores the need to effectively harness the potential of tourism for economic diversification and poverty reduction in poor and vulnerable developing countries.
Organic agriculture and tourism can help tackle poverty, new UNCTAD report says
25 Sep 2015
Linking organic agriculture and tourism has a significant potential to help reduce poverty in the United Republic of Tanzania, a new UNCTAD report has found.
UNCTAD Secretary-General proposes four 'action lines' to help end poverty and meet new development goals
14 Sep 2015
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi unveils his report to the fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIV) — the first United Nations ministerial conference of the post-2015 era.
Dominican Republic prepares Trade Policy Framework with UNCTAD assistance
10 Sep 2015
As part of a broader project to assist the Dominican Republic to formulate its trade strategy for 2016-2020, UNCTAD is assisting the Government in the preparation of a comprehensive trade policy framework.
Trade, poverty reduction and protecting the environment go hand in hand, says UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General
29 Apr 2015
Joakim Reiter discussed the links between trade and environmental policies for sustainable development at a gathering of international leaders to mark the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on 28 April.
Putting trade at the heart of poverty-reduction policies in Africa
10 Apr 2015
Sixty policy makers from 15 least developed countries in Africa came together to discuss mainstreaming trade into national policies aimed at reducing poverty.
Impact of trade policy on poverty examined in new UNCTAD book
1 Sep 2014
A novel collaborative approach between academics and policymakers examines the impact of trade policy on poor people in eight developing and transition countries in a new book published by the UNCTAD Virtual Institute (Vi).
International Telecommunications Union praises UNCTAD's positive policies for lifting countries out of poverty through participating equitably in global trade
9 Jul 2014
ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré sends anniversary greeting to UNCTAD as the organization marks its first half-century of finding solutions for sustainable development.