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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
COVID-19: A threat to food security in Africa
11 Aug 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
COVID-19 and food security in vulnerable countries
14 Apr 2020
Written by Pamela Coke Hamilton, Director of the Division on International Trade and Commodities and Janvier Nkurunziza, Commodity Research and Analysis Section
Trade wars are huge threats to food security
22 Jan 2020
Written byDr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Charting the way forward for climate-resilient agriculture in Malawi
6 Dec 2019
Value-addition and diversification high on the agenda - with priority given to female smallholder farmers and traders.
Tea and potatoes show potential of intra-Africa agricultural trade
20 Feb 2018
An UNCTAD analysis of African food trade identified tea and potatoes as good examples of how agricultural "value chains" can be built on the continent.
Press Coverage of the Economic Development in Africa Report 2013
18 Jul 2013
The Economic Development in Africa Report 2013 subtitled "Intra-African Trade: Unlocking Private Sector Dynamism" focuses on how to strengthen the private sector to boost intra-African trade. It also examines the challenges for intra-African trade posed by non-implementation of regional trade agreements and provides new insights into how to enhance implementation of existing regional agreements.
President of Trade and Development Board speaks on post-2015 development agenda
26 Apr 2013
Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi (Kazakhstan), President of UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board, has told a high-level meeting in New York that UNCTAD’s theme of development-centred globalization is central to ensuring progress in the coming years.
UNCTAD launches Trade and Development Strategy for Comoros
21 Mar 2013
The strategy, developed in partnership with the Government of Comoros, focuses on achieving food self-sufficiency, improving the country's access to international markets, and finding the Comoros' place in regional markets.
Greater attention needed to farming sector, experts tell commodities meeting
20 Mar 2013
High prices for basic farm goods and industrial raw materials, with the complex effects that these cause on the economies of numerous poor countries, are not expected to decline any time soon, the Global Commodities Forum has been told.