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Prize-winning Ugandan woman entrepreneur grows juice business, improves community
5 May 2021
A finalist of UNCTAD’s award for women in business gets $10 million from her government to build a fresh juice factory that will promote sustainable agriculture and improve livelihoods.
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.
Data sharing: two small words, but a lot to be unpacked
5 Nov 2020
By Stephen MacFeely, Chief Statistician, UNCTAD
How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
19 Oct 2020
A new call to action urges countries to make BioTrade a lever for recovery and resilience in the wake of the pandemic.
Blue BioTrade project set to improve fortunes in the eastern Caribbean
13 Oct 2020
The project is a point of convergence for conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, and a driver for a blue and green recovery from COVID-19.
Ugandan e-commerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis
28 Jul 2020
Partnerships with development agencies and government efforts to boost the digital economy are helping soften the economic blow of the pandemic.
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
UN calls for $2.5 trillion coronavirus crisis package for developing countries
30 Mar 2020
The consequences of a combined health pandemic and a global recession will be catastrophic for many developing countries and halt their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Promoting biodiversity-friendly trade in the Mekong region
21 Jan 2020
UNCTAD coordinates activities to link trade with the sustainable use of biodiversity and maximize benefits.
Prospects for economic growth in 2020 hinge on reducing trade disputes and uncertainty, UN finds
16 Jan 2020
The United Nations’ flagship publication on expected trends in the global economy, the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020, predicts that one in five countries will see per capita incomes stagnate or decline this year.