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Businesses in Nepal tap e-commerce opportunities amid pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Government reforms and initiatives in response to an UNCTAD assessment of the Himalayan nation’s eTrade readiness have allowed businesses to capitalize on COVID-19-induced online opportunities.
How the UN helped Benin become the world’s fastest place to start a business on a mobile phone
30 Nov 2020
By Ian Richards, Economist, UNCTAD
New system boosts ease of doing business in Iraq
28 Oct 2020
A new online single window system for business registration in Iraq is supporting an entrepreneurial environment during COVID-19.
Senegal's e-commerce sector helps country cope with COVID-19
24 Apr 2020
Trade ministry fast-tracks measures to ease access to essential goods and services during the pandemic.
Online eWeek to explore post-coronavirus digital economy solutions
22 Apr 2020
Event set to examine the evolution of e-commerce and how to bridge the digital divide in a post COVID-19 world.
Tuvalu lays e-commerce groundwork to spur development
13 Dec 2019
UNCTAD's assessment identifies available opportunities and barriers to overcome for e-commerce to flourish in the country.
UNCTAD kicks off eTrade for Women masterclass series
25 Oct 2019
The first course will be held in Skopje, North Macedonia, and led by finance minister and Grouper.mk co-founder Nina Angelovska.
Global efforts needed to spread digital economy benefits, UN report says
4 Sep 2019
Digital wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few US- and China-based platforms. The gap between the under-connected and the hyper-digitalized countries will widen and worsen inequalities if unaddressed, says new UN report.
Kichink! A "leg-up" ecommerce space for the unfunded
27 Mar 2019
Written by Claudia de Heredia, chief operating officer, Kichink