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The Weekly Tradecast: Economic diversification in Africa
14 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the second episode, UNCTAD’s Africa director Paul Akiwumi talks about the urgent need for economic diversification on the continent.
COVID-19 recovery a chance to remake society for a better future
24 Jun 2022
UNCTAD reflects on the past two years of the pandemic to derive valuable lessons for the future.
UNCTAD's statement on outcome of WTO’s 12th ministerial conference
17 Jun 2022
The UN trade and development body said it looked forward to working with the World Trade Organization to ensure trade drives sustainable development.
Palestinian officials trained on trade policymaking and negotiations
15 Jun 2022
Training equips experts and policymakers to engage effectively in bilateral and regional negotiations on trade in services.
Alarm bells ring over environmental cost of digitalization
27 Apr 2022
Digital technologies are fuelling the climate crisis. Only drastic behaviour change will make them work for people and the planet, experts say at UNCTAD's eCommerce Week.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Four key challenges facing least developed countries
4 Apr 2022
The world’s poorest nations face many obstacles, including soaring debt, export marginalization, energy poverty and climate vulnerability.
Dashboard shows environmental impacts of exports from African and South Asian countries
24 Mar 2022
The tool helps governments and businesses understand how exports are hurting the local environment, so they can better align environmental, trade and industrial policies.
Transport connectivity key to enhancing productive capacities in landlocked developing countries
18 Mar 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD