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Creative economy offers countries path to development, says new UNCTAD report
7 Oct 2022
But more data and innovative and multidisciplinary policy responses are needed to enhance the development impacts of creative industries, especially in developing countries.
Tapping the full potential of cotton in developing countries
7 Oct 2022
Cotton is a fibre like no other, helping alleviate poverty in some least developed countries and providing employment to millions of people across the globe.
UNCTAD and World Customs Organization enhance cooperation
5 Oct 2022
The two entities have strengthened their existing collaboration to promote digitalization, facilitate trade and improve customs control worldwide.
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.
Targeted policies needed to boost investment in climate change fight
30 Sep 2022
Attracting international private investment is crucial to closing financing gaps to better respond to countries’ specific needs in climate adaptation and mitigation.
Supporting investment promotion in least developed countries
26 Sep 2022
A multi-agency programme strengthens the capacity of investment promotion agencies to increase sustainable investment in least developed countries.
Closing investment gap in global goals key to building better future
23 Sep 2022
UNCTAD chief Rebeca Grynspan highlights how to get more money into the Sustainable Development Goals, which face a $4 trillion annual investment gap in developing countries.
Investment treaty regime needs reforms to support climate action
6 Sep 2022
Reforms are essential to ensure investment treaties and associated investor-state disputes don’t hinder countries’ efforts to tackle climate change.
How digital connectivity facilitates inclusive global trade
6 Sep 2022
New report shows how UNCTAD’s customs automation programme, ASYCUDA, helps developing nations increase customs revenues while reducing the time and cost of trade.