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UNCTAD helps Côte d’Ivoire’s digital entrepreneurs weather COVID-19 crisis
8 Apr 2021
An assessment of the e-commerce ecosystem in Côte d’Ivoire will help businesses in the sector adapt to COVID-19 challenges and comply with new regulations.
Zambia’s e-commerce firms stay the course amid pandemic
23 Mar 2021
Despite COVID-19 hurdles, online businesses in Zambia are clinging to their big dreams while the government strengthens the nation’s e-commerce ecosystem.
Dutch funding set to boost UNCTAD’s work on e-commerce and the digital economy
4 Nov 2020
Generous grant from the Netherlands will boost Africa-wide ambitions to benefit from e-commerce and provides concrete support to its least developed countries.
Ugandan e-commerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis
28 Jul 2020
Partnerships with development agencies and government efforts to boost the digital economy are helping soften the economic blow of the pandemic.
Cambodia’s digital startups help blunt economic impact of COVID-19
22 Jun 2020
An uptick in business, especially in the delivery of food and essential items, is enhancing resilience in the wake of the crisis.
Tanzania, Malawi prepare to reap benefits of digital economy
7 May 2020
UNCTAD has assessed the state of play in the two countries and identified policy actions required to harness e-commerce for development.
Tuvalu lays e-commerce groundwork to spur development
13 Dec 2019
UNCTAD's assessment identifies available opportunities and barriers to overcome for e-commerce to flourish in the country.
Myanmar to receive support from UNCTAD to develop its e-commerce strategy
9 Dec 2019
The Government of Myanmar recently launched an ambitious project funded by the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) to leverage e-commerce as a source of growth for its services sector and for transitioning to a more digital economy.
Bangladesh creates fertile ground for e-commerce growth
25 Jul 2019
The ICT sector in Bangladesh has grown by 40% annually since 2010, thanks to public and private sector initiatives.