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Colombia finance minister Ocampo spells out actions to tackle global economic crisis
23 Jan 2023
Delivering the 18th edition of UNCTAD’s Raúl Prebisch Lecture, he called for developing countries to be at the centre of solutions to the crisis.
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.
Entrepreneurs leap into health-care innovation post COVID-19
21 Dec 2022
Entrepreneurs are key to driving much-needed innovation in a world seeking more modern, resilient, equitable and accountable health systems in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
Hemp’s versatility and sustainability offer huge opportunities for developing countries
13 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report examines the plant’s economic, environmental and social potential
World leaders call for stronger multilateral solutions to debt crisis
5 Dec 2022
Amid cascading crises and inequalities, developing countries face major challenges with a complex creditor base as borrowing burdens increase and risks of debt distress grow.
Supporting countries to measure the digital economy for development
2 Dec 2022
The booming digital economy has heightened the need for new data and measurement tools to strengthen evidence-based policymaking.
Promoting sustainable trade as a safety net for marine wildlife
25 Nov 2022
UNCTAD and its partners promote trade in line with environmental, social and economic sustainability criteria as a nature-based solution to the biodiversity crisis.