Aid for Trade

June 05, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Daniel Blockert: On fostering resilience, and lifting up women and small businesses in Least Developed Countries

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Ahead of his departure from Geneva, Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the WTO and EIF Steering Committee Chair Daniel Blockert speaks of key sectors for impact in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and the importance of sustainable solutions

March 01, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Launch of news portal to raise awareness of trade development in Least Developed Countries

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The world’s 47 poorest countries are home to 13% of the global population, but account for only 1% of global trade. With the launch of a new portal entitled Trade for Development News, the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) is angling to provide a voice for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on their successes, challenges and ways forward in tackling a US$92.9 billion trade gap.

February 21, 2018 - Sainabou Taal

Small country, big future: A Trade Policy Review of The Gambia, at-a-glance

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The WTO's Trade Policy Review of The Gambia, taking place within the first year of the new administration, was an opportune time to reflect on the state of the economy and deliberate on the type of policies and actions that could help the country better participate in global trade

February 18, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Ratnakar Adhikari: Enhancing partnerships for better, more inclusive trade

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Least Developed Countries (LDCs) face obstacles to improving their trade capacity, but there are opportunities on the horizon

February 17, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Trade for Development News: Launch Edition

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Download the first print edition of Trade for Development News!

January 19, 2018 - Michelle Kovacevic

Coordinating on trade in Vanuatu

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On 29 May 2012 Willie Luen was preparing to emcee one of the most important meetings of his life. He remembers that the room — a hotel conference room in Port Vila, the capital city of Vanuatu — was so packed with people that the windows were starting to fog up.

October 07, 2014 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

The EIF partnership welcomes Somalia as its 50th beneficiary country

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GENEVA - The Federal Republic of Somalia has become the 50th country to join the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the only Aid for Trade programme entirely dedicated to LDCs and recently graduated countries.

February 11, 2014 -

Trading stories

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Trading Stories, the Book, accompanies the film series to show just how trade is about acting local to go global in eight of the poorest countries worldwide.