How Cambodia became ‘famous’ for its trade strategyTrade 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.
Cambodia's white goldAgriculture
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.
EIF impact on women in the Least Developed CountriesWomen 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]
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.
Cambodia: Trade and promoting equal gender opportunities and empowering women and girlsWomen 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.
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.
From the margins to the centre: Women's Economic Empowerment through Trade
Geneva, 28 September 2016