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Foreign investment flows to structurally weak economies remain fragile in 2020
21 Jun 2021
Foreign direct investment remains stable in least developed countries, but contracts severely in landlocked developing nations and small island developing states.
Improve productive capacities in the world’s poorest countries for stronger recovery, UNCTAD says
3 Dec 2020
The COVID-19 economic crisis is forecast to reverse years of painstaking development progress in education and nutrition, and to pull 32 million people back into extreme poverty.
Boosting incomes and reducing vulnerabilities of maize farmers in Laos
24 Nov 2020
A recent UNCTAD study identifies three ways smallholder farmers in the landlocked southeast Asian nation can boost earnings from their harvests.
Landlocked central Asian nations show potential beyond commodities
16 Jul 2020
An UNCTAD study highlights opportunities for Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Turkmenistan to diversify their exports and transform their commodity-driven economies.
COVID-19: UN calls on governments to help landlocked neighbours
10 Jun 2020
Well-functioning transit transport services and procedures are essential to ensure people in landlocked developing countries have timely access to medical products and basic goods during and after the crisis.
Escaping commodity trap critical for landlocked developing countries
29 Nov 2019
Promoting structural transformation and productive capacities, including economic diversification, can help countries overcome disadvantages.
Productive capacity, diversification needed to boost growth in Landlocked Developing Countries
22 Oct 2014
There are structural hurdles to unlocking growth in landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), a high-level meeting on investment in LLDCs heard on the final day of UNCTAD's World Investment Forum at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 16 October.
Zambian Minister applauds UNCTAD's work in support of Landlocked Developing Countries
17 Oct 2014
The Honourable Yamfwa D. Mukanga, Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications of Zambia, highlighted the significance of the work of UNCTAD in support of Landlocked Developing Countries at a special event held in New York on 1 October.
Macedonian university joins UNCTAD Virtual Institute as 78th member
19 Sep 2012
The University American College Skopje (UACS) of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has joined the UNCTAD Virtual Institute as its 78th institutional member, bringing the count of countries represented in the Vi to 41.
UNCTAD requested to assist landlocked developing countries accessing to WTO
19 Sep 2012
Trade Ministers from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan praised UNCTAD's consistent support to their members and requested UNCTAD to continue to assist LLDCs in their efforts to become members of the World Trade Organization.