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May 18, 2021 - Helen Castell

UNCTAD LDC Report: putting productive capacities first

Expanding and diversifying productive capacities will better position least developed countries (LDCs) to tap the financing and e-trade opportunities that will underpin their Covid-19 recovery. This was a recurrent theme in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Least Developed Countries Report 2020, which cautioned however that the international community must first rally with resources, policy space and better international support measures.

April 27, 2021 - Helen Castell

Action plan for increasing LDCs’ share of blended finance

Least developed countries (LDCs) receive only 6% of the private finance mobilized globally through blended finance, and even then funds are concentrated in a handful of LDCs while ‘last mile’ countries, sectors and businesses miss out.

January 21, 2021 - Violeta Gonzalez Behar, Deanna Ramsay

Opinion: How the pandemic exposes power imbalances in global supply chains

Photo: An apparel worker at a garment factory that reopened amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

November 05, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

Supporting an evolving ecommerce ecosystem in Myanmar

Myanmar was already moving to get its businesses online. With COVID-19, they were able to speed things up.

April 21, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

What are least developed countries doing in response to COVID-19?

A roundup of recent news on the global pandemic, covering issues facing some of the world’s poorest countries – and what they are doing

April 23, 2019 - Daria Shatskova, Deanna Ramsay

For LDC exporters and EU importers, getting back to origins

Digital system set to streamline procedures for trade from LDCs to the EU

April 18, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Five things to know about Least Developed Countries and ecommerce

New tech uses present challenges – and a host of opportunities – for the world’s poorest countries 

September 10, 2014 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

The EIF partnership commends Myanmar's swift progress in programme implementation

Myanmar is making rapid strides in the implementation of the EIF programme

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