The Weekly Tradecast explores how major economic events are affecting developing countries and the lives of billions of people.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast is looking at the UN’s Least Developed Countries Report 2023 with one of the authors, UNCTAD economist Matfobhi Riba.
As the UN marks Africa Day on 25 May, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at the impact of the global food and energy shocks on some of the most vulnerable countries with Rolf Traeger, chief of UNCTAD’s least developed countries section.
Just ahead of the UN’s fifth conference on the least developed countries, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about why these 46 nations need urgent help to address inequalities, attract investment and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals with UNCTAD economist Rolf Traeger.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at inequalities in technology for least developed countries with Torbjörn Fredriksson, head of UNCTAD’s e-commerce and digital economy branch.
Just ahead of the COP27 climate summit, The Weekly Tradecast looks at why developing nations suffer the most from climate change and need the most help to adapt, with Paul Akiwumi, UNCTAD’s director for Africa and least developed countries.