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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.
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.
Time to unlock the creative potential of least developed countries
9 Mar 2023
Creative industries can play a critical role in building more resilient, sustainable and inclusive economies in the world’s most vulnerable countries.
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.
UNCTAD calls for urgent global action to support the world’s 46 least developed countries
3 Mar 2023
The world’s most vulnerable economies need urgent global action as current crises threaten to reverse decades of development gains.
Training helps more women in least developed countries benefit from trade
2 Mar 2023
UNCTAD’s online courses equip participants to design and implement policies to bridge gender gaps in trade.
Global debt and climate crises are intertwined: Here’s how to tackle both
1 Mar 2023
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
UNCTAD reiterates commitment to Africa at continental summit
19 Feb 2023
The organization will continue to support the continent’s countries to cope with ongoing multiple and interrelated crises, and build resilience to future shocks.