Bhutan exits UN list of least developed countries
The pivotal move is a nod from the global community to Bhutan’s achievements in reducing poverty and realizing sustainable development over the past five decades.
UNCTAD counts the costs of achieving sustainable development goals
New analysis fills data gaps, helping countries know how much they need to spend – and how best to allocate financial resources.
Investment flows to landlocked developing countries grew by 6% in 2022
UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2023 shows that flows remained concentrated in a few economies, with the top five recipients accounting for 83% of total foreign direct investment to the group.
This episode of the Weekly Tradecast looks at the unique challenges for landlocked countries that impede their trade and development with UNCTAD senior economist Mussie Delelegn.
Road transport regulatory convergence project and its sub-regional implementation strategy in West Africa
Road transport regulatory convergence framework and its sub-regional implementation strategy in West Africa
Events and meetings
Seminar on combating inequality and poverty in Burkina Faso: Challenges and policy options
Online, Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso national workshop: Validation of studies for project to facilitate transit transport and trade in West Africa for better participation in value chains
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Documents and publications
Projet de convergence réglementaire du transport routier et sa stratégie d’application sous-régionale en Afrique de l’Ouest
Cadre légal du transport routier au Burkina Faso
UNCTAD/ALDC/2023/5 - 30 Jan 2024
Cadre de convergence réglementaire du transport routier et sa stratégie d’application sous-régionale en Afrique de l’Ouest
UNCTAD/ALDC/2022/7 - 17 May 2023
Understanding the drivers of income inequality within and across countries: Some new evidence
Working Paper, No. 2
Authors: Patrick N. Osakwe, Olga Solleder.
UNCTAD/WP/2023/1 - 27 Jan 2023
Harnessing the potential of nutraceutical products in landlocked developing countries
Assessment of comparative advantages and binding constraints
UNCTAD/ALDC/2021/8 - 03 Nov 2022