Boosting incomes and reducing vulnerabilities of maize farmers in Laos
A recent UNCTAD study identifies three ways smallholder farmers in the landlocked southeast Asian nation can boost earnings from their harvests.
COVID-19’s economic fallout will long outlive the health crisis, report warns
COVID-19 and beyond: What role for LDCs?
Betting on the untapped potential of Angolan honey
The government sees honey as a product that could help diversify the country’s oil-dependent economy and is working with UNCTAD and the European Union to improve production and boost exports.
How to beat the lack of data on illicit outflows draining Africa of capital and tax
Written by Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
When it rains it pours: COVID-19 exacerbates poverty risks in the poorest countries
Paul Akiwumi and Giovanni Valensisi, Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Coronavirus: Let's not forget the world's poorest countries
Paul Akiwumi, Director of UNCTAD's Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries
COVID-19 affirms urgency of trade facilitation reforms in Angola
Lao PDR on track to meet least developed country graduation criteria for a second time
UNCTAD in collaboration with the government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office for Lao PDR organized a workshop to discuss the vulnerability profile for the nation.