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For women in e-commerce, ‘entrepreneurship means freedom’
11 Aug 2021
Entrepreneurship can mean more freedom for women according to the first Latin-American advocate of eTrade for All, an initiative developed by UNCTAD to expand and promote the digital economy, especially in low and middle-income countries.
Businesses in Nepal tap e-commerce opportunities amid pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Government reforms and initiatives in response to an UNCTAD assessment of the Himalayan nation’s eTrade readiness have allowed businesses to capitalize on COVID-19-induced online opportunities.
Global e-commerce partnership gains two new members
22 Jun 2021
The British Standards Institution and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East-Asia have joined the eTrade for all initiative.
Sweden contributes $480,000 to UNCTAD's work on e-commerce
26 May 2021
The funds will help the organization enhance developing countries’ capacity to participate in the digital economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
Women in rural Namibia profit from biodiversity-friendly trade
19 May 2021
The sustainable use and trade of indigenous plants has created valuable economic opportunities for 2,500 Namibian women and their communities.
UNCTAD helps Côte d’Ivoire’s digital entrepreneurs weather COVID-19 crisis
8 Apr 2021
An assessment of the e-commerce ecosystem in Côte d’Ivoire will help businesses in the sector adapt to COVID-19 challenges and comply with new regulations.
Zambia’s e-commerce firms stay the course amid pandemic
23 Mar 2021
Despite COVID-19 hurdles, online businesses in Zambia are clinging to their big dreams while the government strengthens the nation’s e-commerce ecosystem.
Five things to know about e-commerce star Nina Angelovska
22 Mar 2021
UNCTAD’s eTrade for Women advocate for Eastern Europe explains her journey to e-commerce success, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and encourages women to take a seat at the policymaking table.
How COVID-19 triggered the digital and e-commerce turning point
15 Mar 2021
In years to come, we will look back at 2020 as the moment that changed everything. Nowhere else has unprecedented and unforeseen growth occurred as in the digital and e-commerce sectors, which have boomed amid the COVID-19 crisis.