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Angola harnesses the potential of its creative industries
3 Feb 2023
UNCTAD supports Angola to build vibrant cultural and creative industries to create jobs and trade opportunities.
It’s time to put productive capacities at the heart of every development strategy
12 Oct 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD and Ratnakar Adhikari, Executive Director, Enhanced Integrated Framework
UNCTAD and AfCFTA Secretariat strengthen ties to boost regional integration and trade in Africa
10 Oct 2022
They will scale up partnerships to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of African countries.
Africa's economic growth decelerates sharply
3 Oct 2022
Almost 60% of Africa's low-income countries are already in debt distress or at high risk of it and millions of Africans are falling back into poverty amid acute risks of food insecurity.
Supporting post-COVID-19 recovery among African cross-border traders
18 Jul 2022
UNCTAD equips 300 women small-scale traders in five countries with greater knowledge of trade rules, customs procedures and entrepreneurship skills.
UNCTAD urges African countries to rethink export diversification to survive economic shocks
14 Jul 2022
The continent’s free trade area, a growing middle class, an emerging consumer market, increased access to financial services and technology, and dynamic private entrepreneurs can help diversify African economies.
The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
Small-scale woman trader keeps cross-border business afloat amid COVID-19
11 Mar 2022
Empowered by UNCTAD’s training, she endured pandemic-induced disruptions with persistence, hard work and business acumen, emerging stronger from the crisis.
New opportunities for accelerating pan-African trade
14 Dec 2021
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD