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The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
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.
Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries
21 Apr 2022
A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
The creative economy takes center stage
10 Dec 2021
Digital platforms connect artists, artisans, musicians, and filmmakers with a global audience — driving growth in emerging economies.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Scaling up climate adaptation finance must be on the table at UN COP26
28 Oct 2021
Estimates indicate that annual climate adaptation costs in developing countries could reach $300 billion in 2030 and, if mitigation targets are breached, as much as $500 billion by 2050.