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Special economic zones drive economic diversification in Africa
28 Sep 2021
UNCTAD brings together various stakeholders to discus how special economic zones contribute to economic diversification and sustainable development in Africa.
How COVID-19 exposed music industry fault lines and what can be done
28 Sep 2021
By Marisa Henderson, Chief, Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD
Progress on Africa’s integration boosts prospects for economic transformation in Egypt
8 Jul 2021
Egypt needs to update its policy approach to economic transformation to fully benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area.
Developing countries use space technology to combat food insecurity
11 Jun 2021
UNCTAD fosters South-South cooperation to build developing countries’ know-how on using satellite data to monitor crop conditions for better agricultural productivity.
Bhutan's entrepreneurs can now open a business in under a minute
3 Jun 2021
A new government platform using UNCTAD's online single window technology powers business registration in record time, supporting livelihoods during the COVID-19 crisis.
Building post-pandemic resilience through science, technology and innovation
12 May 2021
UN leaders, led by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, and experts meet to examine how new technologies can improve people’s daily lives as the world recovers from the COVID-19 crisis.
Prize-winning Ugandan woman entrepreneur grows juice business, improves community
5 May 2021
A finalist of UNCTAD’s award for women in business gets $10 million from her government to build a fresh juice factory that will promote sustainable agriculture and improve livelihoods.
Supporting small businesses is critical for COVID-19 recovery
26 Apr 2021
Policymakers need to adapt policies and institutions to enable small businesses to make a greater contribution to post-pandemic economic revival.
Empowering family businesses to fast-track sustainable development
13 Apr 2021
New initiative harnesses the power of family-owned businesses to be a force for good, investing in and promoting a business model that looks after people and the planet for generations to come.