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Trade and food security: When an agreement delayed becomes a human right denied
7 Jun 2021
By David Bicchetti, Carlos Razo and Miho Shirotori
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.
How regional trade agreements can improve access to medical products during crises
10 Mar 2021
By UNCTAD Economists
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.
Readying regional trade agreements for future crises and pandemics
21 Jan 2021
By Miho Shirotori and Taisuke Ito, UNCTAD; Yann Duval and Runqiu Du, ESCAP; Gabrielle Marceau, WTO
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
How to craft a strong WTO deal on fishing subsidies
19 Nov 2020
By David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer, UNCTAD