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New UNCTAD-AIR initiative to help Brazil and South Africa harness geospatial technology
6 Feb 2024
The two organizations will provide capacity-building support to help both countries leverage science, technology and innovation for sustainable urban development.
New UNCTAD online course to ease trade with blockchain technology
5 Feb 2024
Blockchain holds immense potential to make trade cheaper and more secure and efficient. But more policy and technical support is needed to help countries harness the technology.
In an AI-driven digital economy, how can developing countries keep up?
8 Dec 2023
UNCTAD eWeek renews the global call to guide artificial intelligence so it unifies rather than divides, helping to create an inclusive and human-centred digital future.
World Summit on the Information Society: 5 things to know
25 Sep 2023
Nearly 20 years on, the summit continues to bring to life the UN’s vision of a digital economy that fosters development.
Training equips women in science and technology to lead sustainability push
18 Sep 2023
An UNCTAD-Thailand partnership empowers women researchers and entrepreneurs in developing countries to spearhead efforts towards greener, more inclusive economies.
Climate-smart agriculture: How satellite technology can help
23 Aug 2023
For a world of 8 billion to secure global food systems amid a changing climate, science, technology and innovation need to play a bigger role, especially in developing countries.
Using satellite technology to transform agriculture in developing countries
28 Apr 2023
An UNCTAD-backed programme helps countries in the global South harness science, technology and innovation to boost crop yields and farming resilience.
Why family farmers need greater access to technology
13 Apr 2023
UNCTAD supports efforts to expand family farmers’ access to innovative technologies to boost livelihoods and fight global hunger.
UNCTAD and Thailand partner to strengthen women’s capacity to use technology
31 Mar 2023
The two organizations will train women researchers and entrepreneurs on how to harness the power of science, technology and innovation to drive more sustainable and inclusive growth.