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Mapping Africa

How to successfully seize Africa’s many opportunities

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Opportunities abound on the African continent. It’s home to six of the world’s fastest-growing economies; and has an average annual GDP that has consistently...

IOM launches Global Photo Exhibition on Migration and Entrepreneurship

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With an estimated 272 million international migrants in the world today, migration has the potential to significantly improve the wellbeing and socioeconomic conditions of...
Africa Centre for International Trade and Development (ACINTaD)

Africa needs more trade law professionals to grow economy

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Africa needs adequate professionals in trade law and policy to benefit from multilateral trade to improve on economic growth. ...
COMESA

COMESA, UNCTAD sign agreement to enhance trade in region

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The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) aimed...

Ghana Drops From 108th to 120th According To WB Global Index.

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Mr Anthony Nyame-Baafi, Director of Multilateral, Regional and Bilateral Trade at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and also the Chairman of National Committee...
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Government to Unveil an Agricultural Marshall Plan Soon

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the Government would launch an Agricultural Marshall Plan in November to enhance food production. He said the Plan would...
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Report reveals that Africans patronise African tourism the most

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Four out of 10 international tourists in Africa come from the continent itself, according to the new UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017:...
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EU-UNCTAD Agreement set to boost trade in Central Africa

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UNCTAD is set to support Central African countries cut the costs of their cross-border trade, after signing a three-year €380,000 ($420,000) deal with the...
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4TH Cycle of UNCTAD Training Commences

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The UNCTAD train for trade for modern port management program which is being sponsored by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) with support...
Poverty

Poverty reduction efforts in Africa is hindered by high debt crisis

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African countries face a higher risk of failing to repay huge amounts of foreign and domestic debt, which has ballooned to 443 billion U.S....
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya stands to benefit more from holding global conference

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Kituyi, a former Kenyan trade minister, made the remarks after talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday. ...
ICT sector

One of the fastest growing sectors in the Nigerian economy is ICT

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Head of Poverty and Trade Department with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said Thursday that real estate and Information and...

Global foreign direct investment declined in 2014 – report

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Global foreign direct investment (FDI) declined in 2014 but flows to developing countries actually reached their highest level ever, said a new United Nations...
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Parliament must protect the interest of Ghanaians on oil contracts

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By Francis Tandoh Ghana discovered oil in commercial quantities in July 2007 but commenced production in November 2010. The expectation of many Ghanaians was that the...
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Governments Urged To Create Enabling Atmosphere For E-Commerce

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A new UN trade report said Tuesday that the scope for developing countries to participate in and benefit from e-commerce is expanding, with improved...

Zimbabwe foreign investment continues to decline

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Zimbabwe's net foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows declined by 19 percent to 300.6 million U. S. dollars in 2014 from 373.1 million in 2013...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

Kenya introduces new policy to boost manufacture

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A policy to encourage Kenyans to buy locally produced goods will be put in place by the end of 2015, a government official said...

Israel Still Protecting Its Security Against Palestinians

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Israel's restrictive policies are stifling economic growth in the Palestinian territories, leaving more and more people without enough money and food, UN development experts...

Nigeria poised to become world’s most industrialized

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The United Nation's Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD has disclosed that despite its challenges, Nigeria remains the number one recipient of foreign direct...
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UNCTAD works out MDGs successor agenda

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UNCTAD is making formulating a programme to integrating economic development and related global economic issues into the UN-led agenda beyond 2015 that will replace...

FDI Flows To Ghana Declines

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows into Ghana for the first half of this year declined to $1.5 billion from $1.6 billion at the end...

UNCTAD, ILO Launch Book On Agricultural Trade

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?A new book edited by UNCTAD and the International Labour Organization (ILO) stresses that agricultural trade can be an opportunity for creating jobs and...

UNCTAD Nominates Mukhisa Kituyi Of Kenya To Be It’s New Head

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United Nations?Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has nominated Mukhisa Kituyi of Kenya to serve as Secretary-General of UNCTAD for a term of four years beginning 1...

WTO, UNCTAD to name a new head for ITC by June 2013

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The search for a new Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC) has began as two institutions linked to the appointment say a...

Commodity Facts and Figures A Background for 2013 UNCTAD Forum

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Geneva, 13 March 2013?? The following facts and figures provide useful background for the UNCTAD Global Commodities Forum 2013 being held on 18?19 March....

Africa exported $2.4b worth of technology during 2011 ? UNCTAD

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A new UN report says Africa exported a value of $2.4 billion ICT goods during the year 2011. This was down from the $2.77 billion...

UNCTAD, CTO form strategic partnership to boost ICT

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The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development on November 29, 2012 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to...

WIPO, UNCTAD hold first highest meeting with focus on entrepreneurship, technology transfer

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have held their first cooperation meeting with the focus...

Launch of UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report (TIR) 2012

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Launch of UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report (TIR) 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya, October 25, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Launch of UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report...

UNCTAD?s new forum on trade, green economy to hold first session

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UNCTAD?s yet-to-be established Forum on Trade and the Green Economy will hold its first session in December 2012 as soon it is set up,...