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Women entrepreneurs take the spotlight at the World Investment Forum 2023
19 Oct 2023
UNCTAD’s 8th Women in Business Awards honoured successful entrepreneurs from developing countries who are driving positive change for people and the planet.
Agrifood sector must be a priority for global foreign direct investment
18 Oct 2023
UNCTAD's 8th World Investment Forum underscored the sector's pivotal role in bridging the $4 trillion annual investment gap developing countries face to achieve the Global Goals, especially for food security and biodiversity protection.
Commodity dependence: 5 things you need to know
9 Oct 2023
Agriculture, energy and mining products underpin global trade, but too much dependence on them can leave an economy vulnerable and people poor, especially in developing countries.
Cotton: Why it matters for a more sustainable future
5 Oct 2023
A fair, multilateral cotton trading system is vital to realizing the full economic, social and environmental benefits the crop can offer – for inclusive development.
Despite anticipated ‘soft landing’ of US economy, UNCTAD warns of stalling and divergent global growth
4 Oct 2023
The Trade and Development Report 2023 projects world economic growth to slow from 3% in 2022 to 2.4% in 2023, calling for global financial reforms and more pragmatic policies to tackle pressing challenges.
Training equips women in science and technology to lead sustainability push
18 Sep 2023
An UNCTAD-Thailand partnership empowers women researchers and entrepreneurs in developing countries to spearhead efforts towards greener, more inclusive economies.
UNCTAD counts the costs of achieving sustainable development goals
18 Sep 2023
New analysis fills data gaps, helping countries know how much they need to spend – and how best to allocate financial resources.
Trade facilitation: Countries make steady but uneven progress
15 Sep 2023
A new UN survey underlines the need for inclusive policies and greater international cooperation to ease trade for the benefit of all.
Improving statistics on gender and trade in developing countries
30 Aug 2023
UNCTAD has published new guidelines to collect data to help policymakers tackle gender inequalities in trade.