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 talks about how climate change endangers our food supplies across the globe with Janvier Nkurunziza, head of UNCTAD's commodities branch.
In this special episode of the Weekly Tradecast, we’re talking to UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan – and looking back at the many challenges of this year and ahead to 2023.
23. Unbearable burden: Rising rates, a strong dollar and pricey food weigh down developing countries
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast looks at the impact of higher interest rates, rising inflation and a strong dollar on developing countries with Miho Shirotori, head of UNCTAD’s trading systems, services and creative economy branch.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast talks to UNCTAD senior economist Penelope Hawkins about the sharp rise of the US dollar – and its effects on economies and people.
Ahead of World Food Day, this episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about the right to food with senior economist Miho Shirotori of UNCTAD’s international trade and commodities division.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast looks at the forces behind inflation with Jeronim Capaldo, an UNCTAD economist working on macroeconomic and development policies.
This episode of The Weekly Tradecast talks about how we can reduce the negative effects of climate change with Richard Kozul-Wright, director of UNCTAD's globalization and development strategies division.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast talks about how the war in Ukraine has compounded severe strains on global supply chains from the COVID-19 pandemic with Jan Hoffmann, head of UNCTAD's trade logistics branch.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast explores economic diversification in Africa with Paul Akiwumi, UNCTAD's director for Africa and least developed countries.
In the first episode of the Weekly Tradecast, UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan talks about the global cost-of-living crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine and what can be done to help vulnerable countries and people who will suffer the most from rising food, energy and fertilizer prices.