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Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Facilitation before the movement of the goods
20 Mar 2023
Written by Lance Thompson, Article No. 102 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°97 - First Quarter 2023]
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
Training helps more women in least developed countries benefit from trade
2 Mar 2023
UNCTAD’s online courses equip participants to design and implement policies to bridge gender gaps in trade.
Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
Iraq: Online portal opens doors for women in business
23 Dec 2022
The country’s online system is making it easier for women entrepreneurs to access the benefits of registering their company with the government.
Boosting trade facilitation in West Africa
22 Dec 2022
Through its e-learning platform, UNCTAD and partners are helping 15 nations redouble their efforts towards trade facilitation reforms and regional integration.
Hemp’s versatility and sustainability offer huge opportunities for developing countries
13 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report examines the plant’s economic, environmental and social potential
Empowering women entrepreneurs in the digital economy
8 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report outlines ways to accelerate a more gender-equal digital economy for women’s economic and social empowerment.