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Inclusive growth remains elusive as inequality persists globally
21 Jun 2022
UNCTAD’s new Inclusive Growth Index shows countries’ performance across four pillars: economy, living conditions, equality and environment.
Promoting sustainable fisheries trade in Eastern Caribbean
7 Jun 2022
Countries aim to protect the iconic queen conch, build a sustainable ocean economy and provide tangible benefits to people working in the region’s seafood value chains.
Study shows COVID-19 effects on trade in biodiversity products
18 May 2022
The pandemic has posed challenges but also created opportunities for workers and businesses producing and selling biodiversity-based goods and services.
Alarm bells ring over environmental cost of digitalization
27 Apr 2022
Digital technologies are fuelling the climate crisis. Only drastic behaviour change will make them work for people and the planet, experts say at UNCTAD's eCommerce Week.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
In pursuit of an inclusive energy transition
11 Apr 2022
By Claudia Contreras, Jeanelle Clarke, Carlos Razo, UNCTAD Economists
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Dashboard shows environmental impacts of exports from African and South Asian countries
24 Mar 2022
The tool helps governments and businesses understand how exports are hurting the local environment, so they can better align environmental, trade and industrial policies.
Ukraine war’s impact on trade and development
16 Mar 2022
UNCTAD’s rapid assessment of the war’s impact on trade and development shows a rapidly worsening outlook for the world economy, with the situation especially alarming for African and least developed countries.