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Developing countries use space technology to combat food insecurity
11 Jun 2021
UNCTAD fosters South-South cooperation to build developing countries’ know-how on using satellite data to monitor crop conditions for better agricultural productivity.
Small island developing states face uphill battle in COVID-19 recovery
10 Jun 2021
An UNCTAD report analyses this group of vulnerable nations in the wake of the pandemic, which is estimated to have led to a dramatic fall in their GDPs, especially in those that depend highly on tourism.
Getting life-changing technologies to the poor
2 Jun 2021
Partnerships and sustainable business models can help scale up technologies needed to improve livelihoods in poor communities and achieve sustainable development goals.
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
Women in rural Namibia profit from biodiversity-friendly trade
19 May 2021
The sustainable use and trade of indigenous plants has created valuable economic opportunities for 2,500 Namibian women and their communities.
Building post-pandemic resilience through science, technology and innovation
12 May 2021
UN leaders, led by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, and experts meet to examine how new technologies can improve people’s daily lives as the world recovers from the COVID-19 crisis.
Social activism needed to rein in tech’s destructive elements
13 Apr 2021
Civil society can lead a global movement to steer the tech agenda towards inclusive and sustainable development, experts say.
Small island developing states need urgent support to avoid debt defaults
12 Apr 2021
By Rachid Bouhia, Economist, UNCTAD, and Emily Wilkinson, Researcher, ODI
Countries look to satellite technology to tackle food insecurity
24 Mar 2021
Science, technology and innovation solutions hope to boost food security in developing countries as they seek ways to bounce back from COVID-19.