February 17, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Trade for Development News: Launch Edition

Aid for Trade

Download the first print edition of Trade for Development News!

January 16, 2018 - Michelle Kovacevic

How Cambodia became ‘famous’ for its trade strategy

Trade Policy

The year is 2017 and Cambodia has stepped into a role that has been out of its reach for years — the voice of the 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at the Word Trade Organization.

December 08, 2017 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Cambodia's white gold


Driving through Cambodia’s country-side, one can’t help but notice the endless rice paddies that appear to extend in every direction. This should come as no surprise given that, for millennia, rice has been a central part of the country’s diet, and its most important crop. One that to this day occupies up to three quarters of the country’s cultivated land.

November 21, 2017 -

EIF impact on women in the Least Developed Countries

Women and Trade

Executive Director of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Ratnakar Adhikari discusses the impact EIF has on the lives and livelihoods of women in Least Developed Countries (LCDs).   [quote]

April 27, 2017 -

EIF and partners take steps towards supporting a digital future for the poorest countries

Distinguished representatives of International organizations, the public and private sector and high-level politicians gathered in Geneva to attend a special session, chaired by H. E.

December 21, 2016 -

Cambodia: Trade and promoting equal gender opportunities and empowering women and girls

Women and Trade

Rin keeps the spinning loom going at a steady pace, expertly adjusting the thread, her blue and gold patterned skirt gathered under her stool, and looks around contentedly. There are the mulberry plots and cocoons in storage. It looks different from when her grandparents started.

October 31, 2016 -

Going the last mile and beyond: Empowering women entrepreneurs in Cambodia

Cambodia has been using the EIF programme to take advantage of trade opportunities following WTO accession, including building a strong political commitment for inclusive reforms and a new business and trade-friendly legal framework.