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Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
5 Aug 2020
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.
Small producers need help to enter lucrative "green" markets
24 Jul 2019
More aid for trade support could help small farmers and businesses in developing countries to comply with the sustainability standards required to access growing "green" markets.
Ground-breaking project helps countries green their trade
24 May 2019
UNCTAD's green export reviews have helped 10 nations shift trade strategies towards more eco-friendly products.
Liza Mamaliga turns Moldovan honey into pots of gold
12 Oct 2018
The young business owner from Todiresti, Moldova, is giving a needed boost to local beekeepers in the landlocked Eastern European country.
Peru's BioTrade sales reach new high but challenges to growth remain
27 Sep 2018
UNCTAD and the Ministry of Environment present new tools to ensure sustainable growth in the production and commercialization of products derived from Peru's biodiversity.
Adding economic value to biodiversity will help save it
27 Jul 2018
UNCTAD-led event at the High Level Political Forum on 16 July discussed ways to sustainably leverage native plants and animals to boost development.
Green exports can meet both economic and environmental needs
26 Jul 2018
For trade in green products to contribute fully to sustainable development, countries need a policy mix that spreads the benefits equally, the High-Level Political Forum heard.
Where is sustainable development headed?
20 Jul 2018
Where are we heading on the path to the Sustainable Development Goals? UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi and other senior officials spotlight the issues.