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Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Improving energy access key to meeting development goals in Africa
21 Mar 2023
UNCTAD urges countries in sub-Saharan Africa to use their vast renewable energy reserves and pool resources through regional cooperation to forge a cleaner and greener future.
Solving the water and sanitation crisis: How technology and innovation can help
21 Mar 2023
UNCTAD examines how to use new technologies to improve existing systems and get safe water and sanitation to all.
Black Sea Grain Initiative extended
19 Mar 2023
The UN welcomes the extension of the initiative, which has moved 25 million metric tons of grains and foodstuffs, helping to bring down food prices and stabilize global markets.
Green technologies: Coherent policy action needed for developing countries to reap the benefits
16 Mar 2023
A new UNCTAD report calls on governments and the global community to ensure consistency across international agreements on trade, intellectual property and climate change to close the green tech gap.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
Tajikistan: Unlocking investment for sustainable development
9 Mar 2023
New UNCTAD analysis explores ways to unleash the landlocked nation’s economic potential through a more conducive environment for investment and businesses.
How to unlock women’s potential in the digital economy
8 Mar 2023
By Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
Why the least developed countries need urgent action
6 Mar 2023
Long-standing infrastructure gaps, structural socioeconomic challenges and enormous development needs continue to undermine the resilience of these countries.