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Commodity dependence: 5 things you need to know
9 Oct 2023
Agriculture, energy and mining products underpin global trade, but too much dependence on them can leave an economy vulnerable and people poor, especially in developing countries.
Thinking the future energy model nodes of the world
23 Mar 2023
Written by Mikael Lind, Sandra Haraldson, Wolfgang Lehmacher, Zeeshan Raza, Ellinor Forsström, Linda Astner, Jeremy Bentham, Xiuju Fu, Jimmy Suroto, Dr. Phanthian Zuesongdham, Article No. 103 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°97 - First Quarter 2023]
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.
Why the least developed countries need urgent action
6 Mar 2023
Long-standing infrastructure gaps, structural socioeconomic challenges and enormous development needs continue to undermine the resilience of these countries.
The Netherlands commits $1.9 million support to the UN Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance
10 Nov 2022
The funds will be provided during a two-year period on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands.
UNCTAD sets out actions to support least developed countries in the global low-carbon transition
3 Nov 2022
New report says COP27 is an opportunity to accelerate action to achieve mutually beneficial climate and development goals in the world's most vulnerable countries.
Energy crisis: UN Global Crisis Response Group urges support to most vulnerable and transition to renewables
3 Aug 2022
Latest recommendations from the UN Global Crisis Response Group call for windfall tax to fund fair policies and sustainable energy solutions.
War in Ukraine raises global shipping costs, stifles trade
28 Jun 2022
Container shipping and global value chains have been disrupted and many countries have had to look further afield for suppliers of oil, gas and grain.
Weathering a 'perfect storm' of cascading crises
25 May 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD