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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.
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.
South-South cooperation offers solutions in solidarity for global challenges
12 Sep 2022
Bolder cooperation and solidarity is key for developing countries to tackle the combined effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine and the climate emergency.
Inclusive growth remains elusive as inequality persists globally
21 Jun 2022
UNCTAD’s new Inclusive Growth Index shows countries’ performance across four pillars: economy, living conditions, equality and environment.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
Assessing the environmental impact of the export process of Bangladesh ready-made garments and its digitalization
15 Mar 2022
Written by: Yann Duval, Sangwon Lim and Mahezabin Natasha, Article No. 84 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]
How to tackle pollution fuelled by manufacturing in developing countries
18 Feb 2022
By Henrique Pacini and Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, UNCTAD Economists
How to build concerted multilateral action on plastic pollution
22 Nov 2021
By David Vivas-Eugui, Legal Officer, and Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD