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Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
Tajikistan: Unlocking investment for sustainable development
9 Mar 2023
New UNCTAD analysis explores ways to unleash the landlocked nation’s economic potential through a more conducive environment for investment and businesses.
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.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
19 Jan 2023
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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
UN agencies at COP27 urge action to tackle impact of plastic on climate
11 Nov 2022
Plastic waste has become a key driver of pollution across the world, overwhelming marine, terrestrial and aerial ecosystems.
Investment to tackle climate change falls amid global crises
27 Oct 2022
International investment projects addressing the climate crisis have dipped in the wake of global economic headwinds, stalling years of growing momentum.
Targeted policies needed to boost investment in climate change fight
30 Sep 2022
Attracting international private investment is crucial to closing financing gaps to better respond to countries’ specific needs in climate adaptation and mitigation.