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High food prices and strong US dollar are ‘double burden’ for developing countries, UNCTAD says
21 Dec 2022
As food becomes more expensive to import, it becomes even harder for developing countries to keep millions of people from going hungry.
UNCTAD awards Brazil, Egypt and Lesotho agencies for promoting sustainable investment in agriculture
14 Nov 2022
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the awards, which celebrate best practices in investment promotion.
Black Sea Grain Initiative offers hope, shows power of trade
20 Oct 2022
The renewal of the UN-backed initiative is vital to continuing to drive global food prices down and ensuring food security worldwide, especially in developing countries.
Tackling food and energy crises: How trade and logistics can help
13 Oct 2022
By renewing the Black Sea Grain Initiative, ending trade restrictions, facilitating exports and managing demand, we can get food, fertilizers and energy to all.
Revitalizing African agriculture: Time for bold action
30 Sep 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Ukraine: Grynspan welcomes departure of first grain ship
2 Aug 2022
The UNCTAD chief said efforts to move foodstuffs to global markets will continue.
New podcast: UNCTAD launches the Weekly Tradecast
7 Jul 2022
The series explores how major economic events affect developing countries. In the first episode, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan talks about the global cost-of-living crisis.
Weathering a 'perfect storm' of cascading crises
25 May 2022
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Stop food waste to fight hunger and protect the planet
29 Sep 2021
Around one third of the food produced is never eaten, even as 10% of the world population faces hunger each day. The resources used, including water, land and energy, also go to waste.