Foreign investment flows to structurally weak economies remain fragile in 2020
Foreign direct investment remains stable in least developed countries, but contracts severely in landlocked developing nations and small island developing states.
Boosting incomes and reducing vulnerabilities of maize farmers in Laos
A recent UNCTAD study identifies three ways smallholder farmers in the landlocked southeast Asian nation can boost earnings from their harvests.
Landlocked central Asian nations show potential beyond commodities
An UNCTAD study highlights opportunities for Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Turkmenistan to diversify their exports and transform their commodity-driven economies.
Events and meetings
Training workshop for trade and transport actors on incoterms, transport contracts, costing and insurance in the road transport sector
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
National workshop on the legal framework for road transport and transit for Burkina Faso
Validation of the results of the national productive capacities gap assessment of Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Documents and publications
Understanding the drivers of income inequality within and across countries: Some new evidence
UNCTAD 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
The Trans-Saharan Road Corridor - Towards an Economic Corridor: Commercializing and Managing the Trans-Saharan Road
UNCTAD/TCS/DTL/INF/2022/2 - 25 Oct 2022
Independent project evaluation: Integrating landlocked commodity dependent developing countries into regional and global value chains
UNCTAD/OSG/INF/2022/3 - 29 Sep 2022