Tea Processing at Innovative Jasbire Tea Factory
The tea makers eagerly await a specific aroma or, as they say, “for the teas to speak.” The machines are switched off as soon as the leaves emit that particular aroma. The rolled hunks of darker, chunkier leaves are then hauled to the drying machine. There, another dexterous worker awaits the leaves.
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.
Making it faster and easier for South Asian women to take businesses online
Recently launched ecommerce training program and portal will help hundreds of women entrepreneurs in South Asian LDCs become part of regional and global supply chains.
South Asian least developed countries: The rocky path to sustainable graduation
How will graduation impact countries in South Asia and the trade support they benefit from? How can they prepare?
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
Ramkrishna Adhikari: With a young, tech-savvy population, Nepal forging ahead on its ecommerce path
Nepal’s Under Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies talks all things trade – online
For wool creatives in Nepal, making all the right connections is key
Flock maintaining, brand strengthening, and market expanding: Nepal's pashmina producers are aiming high
Trade, building sustainable livelihoods, fostering greater competition and managing water conservation
Chandra and her 25 colleagues from her women's association take a break from the day's farming business to hold a meeting on their ginger business prospects and the stiff market competition they face with India's value-added ginger.