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Zambian cotton entrepreneur goes beyond the fibre
28 May 2021
UNCTAD supports efforts to add value to cotton by-products in eastern and southern Africa to make the crop more profitable for farmers.
Cashing in on cashews: Africa must add value to its nuts
15 Apr 2021
The continent grows most of the world’s raw cashews but only processes a fraction of them, missing out on a wealth of opportunity offered by booming global demand.
COVID-19: Global trade value chains, taxation and recovery
6 Nov 2020
By Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
How COVID-19 is changing global value chains
2 Sep 2020
Written by Piergiuseppe Fortunato, UNCTAD Economist
COVID-19 will likely transform global production, says UN report
16 Jun 2020
New UNCTAD report shows reshoring, diversification and regionalization will drive restructuring of global value chains in the coming years.
Textile and garment supply chains in times of COVID-19: challenges for developing countries
29 May 2020
Written by Antonella Teodoro and Luisa Rodriguez, Article No. 53 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°86 - Second Quarter 2020]
Post-pandemic plea for sustainable value chains
27 May 2020
Written by Santiago Fernandez de Cordoba and Rubiah Lambert, UNCTAD
Angola eyes former coffee glory for more sustainable growth
6 May 2020
Overdependence on oil has fuelled volatile and uneven growth. Coffee could help the country change course if it can revive production and add value to its beans.
Coronavirus outbreak has cost global value chains $50 billion in exports
4 Mar 2020
The impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are being felt along global value chains as manufacturing slows in China, a new UNCTAD report finds.