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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.
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.
Assessing the environmental impact of the export process of Bangladesh ready-made garments and its digitalization
15 Mar 2022
Written by: Yann Duval, Sangwon Lim and Mahezabin Natasha, Article No. 84 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]
How to tackle pollution fuelled by manufacturing in developing countries
18 Feb 2022
By Henrique Pacini and Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, UNCTAD Economists
From informal entrepreneur to successful businessman: Meet Geraldo Basilua from Angola
9 Feb 2022
UNCTAD’s Empretec entrepreneurship programme has helped him formalize and grow his businesses, contributing to sustainable development in the country’s northern provinces.
Global foreign direct investment rebounded strongly in 2021, but the recovery is highly uneven
19 Jan 2022
New UNCTAD estimates show that infrastructure finance is up due to recovery stimulus packages, but greenfield investment activity remains weak across industrial sectors.