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Betting on the untapped potential of Angolan honey
5 Nov 2020
The government sees honey as a product that could help diversify the country’s oil-dependent economy and is working with UNCTAD and the European Union to improve production and boost exports.
Diversification, innovation key to greater economic resilience in the Dominican Republic
29 Jul 2020
While it is the fastest growing economy in Latin America, the Dominican Republic’s economy is still not diversified enough, a joint report shows, highlighting what needs to be done.
Landlocked central Asian nations show potential beyond commodities
16 Jul 2020
An UNCTAD study highlights opportunities for Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Turkmenistan to diversify their exports and transform their commodity-driven economies.
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
COVID-19 affirms urgency of trade facilitation reforms in Angola
9 Apr 2020
The nation’s oil-dependent economy has been hit by low demand due to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s banking on trade facilitation reforms to improve competitiveness in other sectors.
Why Angola must foster entrepreneurship and diversify its economy
13 Aug 2019
Written byPaul Akiwumi, Director, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes, UNCTAD
Learning to scale fisheries for better livelihoods
22 Jan 2019
Least developed countries are finding out from Viet Nam how fisheries sector opportunities can transform their economies.
UNCTAD and Vietnamese university to create a sustainable fisheries training centre
9 Mar 2018
Action taken to boost jobs and growth by harnessing the enormous potential of fisheries and aquaculture in least developed countries.
Ghana's Vice-President: vital to diversify out of commodities
14 Sep 2017
Ghana's future depends on developing its skill-base with free education for all and a "Marshall Plan" for farmers, according to the West African nation's Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.