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Bhutan's entrepreneurs can now open a business in under a minute
3 Jun 2021
A new government platform using UNCTAD's online single window technology powers business registration in record time, supporting livelihoods during the COVID-19 crisis.
Women in rural Namibia profit from biodiversity-friendly trade
19 May 2021
The sustainable use and trade of indigenous plants has created valuable economic opportunities for 2,500 Namibian women and their communities.
Prize-winning Ugandan woman entrepreneur grows juice business, improves community
5 May 2021
A finalist of UNCTAD’s award for women in business gets $10 million from her government to build a fresh juice factory that will promote sustainable agriculture and improve livelihoods.
Helping cross-border women traders navigate COVID-19 crisis
9 Mar 2021
UNCTAD has equipped women traders in border areas of Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia with the information and entrepreneurial skills they need to survive and recover from the crisis.
New system boosts ease of doing business in Iraq
28 Oct 2020
A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19.
Mineral tracking tool helps Zambia combat illicit financial flows
1 Oct 2020
An UNCTAD data evaluation tool helps the southern African nation recover an additional $1 million in export dues from mining companies in one year.
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.
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.