How biodiversity-friendly trade can support COVID-19 recovery
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
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.
Life after lockdown: Rebuilding tourism globally, sustainably
The global tourism standstill due to COVID-19 has cost the sector dearly, especially in countries heavily reliant on it, like small island nations. A new UN report maps how tourism could be rebuilt.
Coronavirus will cost global tourism at least $1.2 trillion
UNCTAD estimates that for every $1 million lost in international tourism revenue, a country’s national income could drop by up to $3 million. The effects on employment could be dramatic.
COVID-19 offers opportunity to save our ocean
Impact of COVID-19 on tourism in small island developing states
By Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Director, Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
#Tourism – A life line in free fall
Isabelle Durant, UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General