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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.
COVID-19 boost to e-commerce sustained into 2021, new UNCTAD figures show
25 Apr 2022
The pandemic's impact on digital transformations and how e-commerce and associated digital technologies can contribute to the recovery are in focus during the UNCTAD eCommerce Week 2022 from 25 to 29 April.
Why proteins may help solve existential crises in healthcare, food security, and climate
20 Apr 2022
Written by Dr. Parag Mallick, Associate Professor, Stanford University, and Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Nautilus Biotechnology
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Promoting use of technology to tackle urban problems
22 Mar 2022
More developing countries could use satellites and other technologies to solve urban sustainability challenges, such as providing water to a growing population.
UN to debate how science and technology can boost COVID-19 recovery
22 Mar 2022
Industry 4.0 and the challenges of sustainable urban development will be in focus at the 25th session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
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
Bridging transport connectivity divides crucial to enhance productive capacities in landlocked developing countries
15 Mar 2022
Written by: By Paul Akiwumi, Article No. 86 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]
Global trade hits record high of $28.5 trillion in 2021, but likely to be subdued in 2022
17 Feb 2022
All major trading economies saw imports and exports rise above pre-pandemic levels in the fourth quarter of 2021, with trade in goods increasing more strongly in the developing world than in developed countries.