How ports in Africa and Asia are tackling common challenges
The 8th edition of UNCTAD’s port management series spotlights the top work done by TrainForTrade graduates from Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria and the Philippines.
COVID-19 cuts global maritime trade, transforms industry
Sail cargo: Charting a new path for emission-free shipping?
Written by: Christiaan De Beukelaer
Article No. 65 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°88 - Fourth Quarter 2020]
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.
International transport and supply chains key to COVID-19 recovery: UN agencies
Eight UN organizations urge governments to take a risk-based approach to restoring maritime, air, and inland connectivity with minimal restrictions.
COVID-19: Shipping data hints to some recovery in global trade
The coronavirus pandemic dealt a severe blow to global merchandise trade. Data from weekly port calls by container ships show early but uneven signs of recovery.
Navigating through the coronavirus crisis and uncertainty: How maritime transport data can help
Written by Jan Hoffmann, Hassiba Benamara, Daniel Hopp, and Luisa Rodriguez, UNCTAD
Article No. 60 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°87 - Third Quarter 2020]
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.
Maritime Informatics: an emerging discipline for a digitally connected efficient, sustainable and resilient industry
Written by Mikael Lind, Richard Watson, Jan Hoffmann, Robert Ward, and Michalis Michaelides
Article No. 59 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°87 - Third Quarter 2020