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Betting on the untapped potential of Angolan honey
5 Nov 2020
The government sees honey as a product that could help diversify the country’s oil-dependent economy and is working with UNCTAD and the European Union to improve production and boost exports.
Angola eyes former coffee glory for more sustainable growth
6 May 2020
Overdependence on oil has fuelled volatile and uneven growth. Coffee could help the country change course if it can revive production and add value to its beans.
Small producers need help to enter lucrative "green" markets
24 Jul 2019
More aid for trade support could help small farmers and businesses in developing countries to comply with the sustainability standards required to access growing "green" markets.
Ground-breaking project helps countries green their trade
24 May 2019
UNCTAD's green export reviews have helped 10 nations shift trade strategies towards more eco-friendly products.
Liza Mamaliga turns Moldovan honey into pots of gold
12 Oct 2018
The young business owner from Todiresti, Moldova, is giving a needed boost to local beekeepers in the landlocked Eastern European country.
Coffee, honey, timber: Angola eyes cleaner, greener economic growth
29 Jun 2018
Once one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, Angola hit the brakes when oil prices crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the government has its eyes on more sustainable exports.
Angola project begins work on 'greening' country's trade
14 Jun 2018
UNCTAD is holding a two-week workshop on identifying export sectors that could help diversify Angola's economy and make growth more environmentally sustainable.
Top Angolan officials join African Carbon Forum 2018
13 Apr 2018
Governments, civil society andThe mission to Nairobi came as part of a new EU-UNCTAD project to help Angola diversify its economy away from oil exports
Senegal set to boost "green" exports of cashews and mangoes
27 Oct 2017
The Senegalese government on Wednesday announced that the country will work with UNCTAD to boost the competitiveness of its cashew and mango exports.
Vanuatu assesses its green export potential
21 Mar 2017
Stakeholders from the coconut, cocoa and sandalwood sectors participated in a National Stakeholder Workshop sponsored by Vanuatu’s Department of Industry and UNCTAD to assess progress made to advance the development of these sectors and to officially launch two UNCTAD projects; one to construct a Market Information Service, and another to assist producers to achieve certification with Voluntary Sustainability Standards.