Pacific

July 31, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Outcome statement: The Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for LDCs

Aid for Trade

The Forum, which was held from 13 to 14 June 2018 at the World Trade Organization (WTO), fostered practical solutions, offered results-oriented theoretical discussions, presented on-the-ground successes, and supported an innovative call to ramp up actions on inclusive trade for LDCs

July 26, 2018 - UNCTAD

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu gear up for e-commerce

Ecommerce

Consumers and businesses in two remote Pacific island nations can look forward to a better connected and more prosperous future, according to assessments made by UNCTAD of their readiness to benefit from electronic commerce

July 23, 2018 -

Strengthening inclusive agribusiness for export growth

Agriculture

Inclusive and sustainable agribusiness value chains can provide one of the highest returns on investment in terms of growth, poverty reduction, pro-poor employment, and women's economic empowerment in LDCs.

July 19, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Infographic: Vanuatu eTrade Readiness Assessment

Ecommerce

The Government has shown a strong interest in adopting economic and social policies that can facilitate the development of the Internet economy, of which e-commerce is one segment. Unlocking its potential will also reduce distance to markets, reduce “sealockedness” and enable Vanuatu to leapfrog certain barriers associated with physical trade

June 20, 2018 - Craig Atkinson

An Internet of Rules for all: Can "Trade Policy 3.0" foster inclusive trade?

Ecommerce

The distinctive character of trade policy 3.0 is that, in addition to “writing down the rules” of trade in natural language (trade policy 1.0) and use of “single window systems” that replicate paper-based delivery in the digital realm (trade policy 2.0), countries are able to publish computational rules to the Internet in a standard way

June 07, 2018 - Lynsey Grosfield

Women & Trade Magazine

Women and Trade

In this issue: "Samoa's coconuts go global," "Taking female-led businesses from local to global," and "Women at the helm of Senegal's mango industry"