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Climate-smart agriculture: How satellite technology can help
23 Aug 2023
For a world of 8 billion to secure global food systems amid a changing climate, science, technology and innovation need to play a bigger role, especially in developing countries.
Using satellite technology to transform agriculture in developing countries
28 Apr 2023
An UNCTAD-backed programme helps countries in the global South harness science, technology and innovation to boost crop yields and farming resilience.
Global debt and climate crises are intertwined: Here’s how to tackle both
1 Mar 2023
Climate change is compounding the debt crisis in developing countries. UNCTAD spells out the actions necessary to safeguard the world’s sustainable development ambitions.
The world lacks an effective global system to deal with debt
2 Feb 2023
By UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan
Proposed minimum tax on multinationals has ‘major implications’ for investment policy
9 Jun 2022
Developing countries could lose out on tax revenues due to capacity and legal constraints on the implementation of needed reforms, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2022 says.
Energy is ‘golden thread’ linking development goals, says UN deputy
6 Jun 2018
Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, said access to modern, clean energy is the common denominator underpinning most Sustainable Development Goals.
Global value chains under scrutiny at UNCTAD Commodities Forum
25 Mar 2014
Only 8% of the value created by international supply chains flows to 100-plus developing countries, analysis by UNCTAD suggests, placing the role of "global value chains" in developing countries' strategies among discussions to be held at UNCTAD’s upcoming Global Commodities Forum.
Countries that do not trade with their neighbours, trade their neighbours
31 Oct 2013
UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi has called for renewed efforts to boost intraregional trade in Africa, commenting that it could help in bringing peace to the continent, at a forum held to mark the 50th anniversary of the African Union.
Improving productive capacities is vital for intra-African trade
19 Sep 2013
UNCTAD's Secretary-General and three experts from Africa said this afternoon that increasing the variety and sophistication of goods produced on the continent was the key to building a thriving regional trade system.
Deputy Secretary-General meets with Japanese aid agencies
12 Jun 2013
The Deputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD has discussed intensified cooperation for aid to Africa, with the heads of three Japanese development agencies. The meetings took place on the occasion of the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), which was held in Yokohama from 1 to 3 June.