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Angola casts net wider to scale up fish exports
26 May 2023
UNCTAD supports the nation rich in aquatic resources to diversify its exports through the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
What women in developing countries need to thrive in e-commerce
24 May 2023
Experts examine the challenges to overcome to level the digital trade playing field for women in developing countries and boost gender equality.
Global ‘Blue Deal’ urgently needed to protect and invest in our ocean
8 May 2023
An UNCTAD report highlights the opportunities the ocean holds for developing countries and charts a new course to sustainably use marine resources.
Global forum spotlights actions to make trade more sustainable and inclusive
2 May 2023
The UN Trade Forum 2023 will highlight how developing countries can use trade to tackle global challenges including protecting the ocean, reducing digital and gender inequalities, and building more resilient economies.
UNCTAD set to support countries under new landmark treaty on high seas
3 Apr 2023
The agreement is a milestone towards making all ocean economic activities more sustainable, less harmful and beneficial to all.
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.
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.
Project set to help Indo-Pacific region fight plastic pollution
13 Jan 2023
Funding from the United Kingdom extends to the region UNCTAD’s work on sustainable manufacturing and plastic substitutes.