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Project set to help Indo-Pacific region fight plastic pollution
13 Jan 2023
Funding from the United Kingdom extends to the region UNCTAD’s work on sustainable manufacturing and plastic substitutes.
UNCTAD and Commonwealth Secretariat expand development cooperation
31 Aug 2022
The two organizations will broaden their existing cooperation to promote the ocean economy, curb plastic pollution, support least developed countries, bolster the digital economy and boost gender equality.
Trade in ocean goods shows resilience, UNCTAD data reveals
28 Jun 2022
A new UNCTAD database provides insight into the ocean economy’s sectors, main players and export opportunities for developing countries as they try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Promoting sustainable fisheries trade in Eastern Caribbean
7 Jun 2022
Countries aim to protect the iconic queen conch, build a sustainable ocean economy and provide tangible benefits to people working in the region’s seafood value chains.
5 global actions needed to build a sustainable ocean economy
3 May 2022
UN Oceans Forum identifies ways to sustainably change course for the benefit of marine resources and the people who depend on them.
UN Oceans Forum to chart course for 'Blue Deal' on economic recovery and sustainable growth
5 Apr 2022
The ocean is a source of opportunities to sustain livelihoods, trade and mitigate climate change. But the health of the ocean is deteriotrating and the economies it supports are under threat.
Fisheries subsidies deal: Why we need it and how to implement it
28 Mar 2022
By David Vivas-Eugui, UNCTAD, Victoria Chomo and Marcio Castro de Souza, FAO
Costa Rica launches Pura Vida sustainable and responsible seafood label
19 Nov 2021
The collective mark will help consumers select fishery and seafood products produced with sustainable and responsible practices that foster community development.
Ocean economy offers a $2.5 trillion export opportunity: UNCTAD report
26 Oct 2021
Facilitating market access, finance and technology transfer of ocean-based goods and services will help countries recover faster from the COVID-19 pandemic.