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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.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Time to empower consumers to make sustainable choices
15 Mar 2022
Governments, consumer groups and businesses urged to step up efforts to allow consumers to play their part in sustainable development.
Malawi seeks to enhance competition and consumer protection
15 Jul 2021
The southeastern African nation is determined to make legislative, administrative and procedural changes to make markets fairer and better protect consumers.
Ensuring open, competitive and fair digital markets
12 Jul 2021
As online platforms are global in nature, more regional and international cooperation is needed for effective enforcement of competition law in cross-border cases in the digital economy.
Vulnerable consumers of public utilities need more protection
6 Jul 2021
The economic and health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has put vulnerable consumers in a more precarious situation, leaving them unable to pay for essential household expenses.
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.
More international cooperation needed to better protect consumers
15 Mar 2021
Countries are urged to step up efforts to safeguard consumers’ health, safety and economic interests amid the pandemic.