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UNCTAD15: Building resilience key to prosperity for all in post-COVID-19 world
8 Oct 2021
Productive transformation must be inclusive and sustainable to build back better after the COVID-19 pandemic and avoid a “lost decade” of development.
Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
Canada funds participation of least developed countries in UNCTAD15
28 Sep 2021
The funding will make the conference more inclusive and enhance the ownership and practical value of the negotiated UNCTAD15 outcome.
Boosting productive capacities only hope for least developed countries post COVID-19
27 Sep 2021
Without better state capacity – ability to accomplish policy goals – the world’s poorest countries will remain on the margins of the global economy.
Strengthening resilience in commodity-dependent countries
14 Sep 2021
The Global Commodities Forum 2021 tackles the many facets of commodity dependence and the vulnerabilities of countries whose economies rely on primary goods exports.
More than 100 countries depend on commodity exports
8 Sep 2021
Heavy dependence on commodities has increased globally, leaving about two-thirds of developing countries vulnerable to economic shocks such as sharp commodity price fluctuations.
Economies in Latin America and the Caribbean urged to boost resilience to shocks following commodity price hikes
10 Aug 2021
Between the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and mid-2021, commodity prices increased across the region, with varied impacts on countries.
Building technological capacities can help countries escape commodity dependence
7 Jul 2021
About 64% of developing economies rely on exporting primary goods, and most risk continuing down a path of commodity dependence unless they embrace technology-enabled structural transformation.
COVID-19 slashes foreign direct investment in Africa by 16%
21 Jun 2021
The continent's commodity-dependent countries have been affected more severely than non-resource-based economies.