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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.
Tajikistan: Unlocking investment for sustainable development
9 Mar 2023
New UNCTAD analysis explores ways to unleash the landlocked nation’s economic potential through a more conducive environment for investment and businesses.
Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
Countries to meet in Abu Dhabi for UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum
19 Jan 2023
The event to be held from 16 to 20 October 2023 will focus on increasing investment in sustainable development to tackle cascading global crises.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
19 Jan 2023
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Project set to help Indo-Pacific region fight plastic pollution
13 Jan 2023
Funding from the United Kingdom extends to the region UNCTAD’s work on sustainable manufacturing and plastic substitutes.
Year in review: Top 10 UNCTAD stories of 2022
29 Dec 2022
From the ups and downs of global trade and investment to the risks of cryptocurrencies for developing countries, these are the most-read stories of the year.
High food prices and strong US dollar are ‘double burden’ for developing countries, UNCTAD says
21 Dec 2022
As food becomes more expensive to import, it becomes even harder for developing countries to keep millions of people from going hungry.