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.
Building a ‘single window’ for trade in Turkmenistan
The government signed with UN agencies an agreement to build an electronic portal for trade procedures and documents in the Central Asian nation
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.
Mineral tracking tool helps Zambia combat illicit financial flows
An UNCTAD data evaluation tool helps the southern African nation recover an additional $1 million in export dues from mining companies in one year.
ASYCUDA powers delivery of aid in Beirut, ready to scale up
UNCTAD’s automated customs management system is well equipped to boost relief operations as people in Beirut start to recover from a massive blast.
'Digitizing Global Maritime Trade' project launched
The project aims at reducing maritime trade costs by improving customs administrations access to advance cargo information and increasing efficiencies in customs clearance processes.
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer