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Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries
21 Apr 2022
A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies.
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
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.
Strengthening garment industry vital for least developed countries in Asia graduating from category
3 Feb 2022
Graduation presents an opportunity for the countries to develop strategies that can position the textile and clothing sector higher up the global value chain.
Why global cooperation on science, technology and innovation is more crucial than ever
13 Dec 2021
Unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, in a post-pandemic world requires stronger global collaboration to ensure all countries have access to the technology and skills necessary.
Least developed countries cannot afford to strand their assets, given their development challenges
26 Nov 2021
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Scaling up climate adaptation finance must be on the table at UN COP26
28 Oct 2021
Estimates indicate that annual climate adaptation costs in developing countries could reach $300 billion in 2030 and, if mitigation targets are breached, as much as $500 billion by 2050.
Green industrial policies key for developing countries to adapt to climate change
28 Oct 2021
Developing countries are already suffering relative economic losses three times greater than high-income countries due to climate-related disasters.
From recovery to resilience: Hanging together or swinging separately?
15 Sep 2021
In 2021, the global economy will bounce back with growth of 5.3%, the fastest in nearly 50 years. The rebound is, however, highly uneven along regional, sectoral and income lines, according to UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.
UNCTAD issues amber warning on building back better
15 Sep 2021
The world needs more effective multilateral coordination, without which recovery efforts in advanced countries will damage development prospects in the South and amplify existing inequalities, says UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2021.