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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
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.
UNCTAD supports Uganda to develop a national strategy to boost entrepreneurship
14 Nov 2022
The new strategy will help the country promote private sector growth and resilience to economic shocks.
How urban entrepreneurs can help build sustainable cities
31 Oct 2022
Marking World Cities Day on 31 October, UNCTAD shines a light on how urban entrepreneurs can help make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
How competition enforcement can boost economic recovery
22 Jul 2022
UNCTAD brings together competition authorities to discuss lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to support the recovery of small businesses.
How fintech startups are democratizing finance
26 Apr 2022
Fintech mobile apps allow almost everyone with a smartphone to get credit, transfer money or even trade cryptocurrencies on the stock market.
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.
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.
Nigeria's Revised MSME Policy draws from UNCTAD's Entrepreneurship Policy Framework Recommendations
1 May 2012
The Nigerian Government recently revised its National Policy on MSMEs based on a thorough review process led by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. The Government organized several peer review workshops in 6 geo-political zones. Stakeholders provided useful comments.