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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.
Netherlands commits $10 million for UNCTAD’s work on digital economy, business and investment facilitation
18 Jan 2023
The country’s ministry of foreign affairs, trade and development cooperation will provide the funds during the period 2023–2026
Iraq: Online portal opens doors for women in business
23 Dec 2022
The country’s online system is making it easier for women entrepreneurs to access the benefits of registering their company with the government.
Entrepreneurs leap into health-care innovation post COVID-19
21 Dec 2022
Entrepreneurs are key to driving much-needed innovation in a world seeking more modern, resilient, equitable and accountable health systems in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seychelles outlines strategy to boost entrepreneurship
19 Dec 2022
The East African island nation has launched a blueprint to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to build a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy.
Online business portal delivers results in Iraq
15 Dec 2022
In one year, business.mot.gov.iq has helped almost 3,000 entrepreneurs register a business and put the Middle Eastern nation on the ease of doing business map.
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
Empowering women entrepreneurs in the digital economy
8 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report outlines ways to accelerate a more gender-equal digital economy for women’s economic and social empowerment.
Supporting countries to measure the digital economy for development
2 Dec 2022
The booming digital economy has heightened the need for new data and measurement tools to strengthen evidence-based policymaking.