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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.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
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.
Hemp’s versatility and sustainability offer huge opportunities for developing countries
13 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report examines the plant’s economic, environmental and social potential
UN agencies at COP27 urge action to tackle impact of plastic on climate
11 Nov 2022
Plastic waste has become a key driver of pollution across the world, overwhelming marine, terrestrial and aerial ecosystems.
Trade in ocean goods shows resilience, UNCTAD data reveals
28 Jun 2022
A new UNCTAD database provides insight into the ocean economy’s sectors, main players and export opportunities for developing countries as they try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
How marine bioprospecting can spur development in small island states
23 Jun 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Inclusive growth remains elusive as inequality persists globally
21 Jun 2022
UNCTAD’s new Inclusive Growth Index shows countries’ performance across four pillars: economy, living conditions, equality and environment.