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Small producers need help to enter lucrative "green" markets
24 Jul 2019
More aid for trade support could help small farmers and businesses in developing countries to comply with the sustainability standards required to access growing "green" markets.
Ground-breaking project helps countries green their trade
24 May 2019
UNCTAD's green export reviews have helped 10 nations shift trade strategies towards more eco-friendly products.
Liza Mamaliga turns Moldovan honey into pots of gold
12 Oct 2018
The young business owner from Todiresti, Moldova, is giving a needed boost to local beekeepers in the landlocked Eastern European country.
Peru's BioTrade sales reach new high but challenges to growth remain
27 Sep 2018
UNCTAD and the Ministry of Environment present new tools to ensure sustainable growth in the production and commercialization of products derived from Peru's biodiversity.
Adding economic value to biodiversity will help save it
27 Jul 2018
UNCTAD-led event at the High Level Political Forum on 16 July discussed ways to sustainably leverage native plants and animals to boost development.
Green exports can meet both economic and environmental needs
26 Jul 2018
For trade in green products to contribute fully to sustainable development, countries need a policy mix that spreads the benefits equally, the High-Level Political Forum heard.
Senegal set to boost "green" exports of cashews and mangoes
27 Oct 2017
The Senegalese government on Wednesday announced that the country will work with UNCTAD to boost the competitiveness of its cashew and mango exports.
Vanuatu assesses its green export potential
21 Mar 2017
Stakeholders from the coconut, cocoa and sandalwood sectors participated in a National Stakeholder Workshop sponsored by Vanuatu’s Department of Industry and UNCTAD to assess progress made to advance the development of these sectors and to officially launch two UNCTAD projects; one to construct a Market Information Service, and another to assist producers to achieve certification with Voluntary Sustainability Standards.
Islamic Development Bank to support National Green Export Review project in Senegal
15 Nov 2016
UNCTAD and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) organized a UNFCCC COP22 side-event on "Supporting green sectors in Islamic countries: National Green Export Reviews", wherein they announced their collaboration in launching a National Green Export Review for Senegal in 2017.
Ecuadorian officials trained on green industrial policy measures
24 Feb 2016
Ecuador's Ministry of Foreign Trade and UNCTAD held a seminar for government officials to examine policy tools they could use to encourage businesses to adopt production processes that are more respectful of the environment, while at the same time respecting the country's multilateral trade agreements.