February 18, 2018 -

Samoa's coconuts go global

Women and Trade

“Coconuts are both culturally and economically important to Samoans,” says Alberta Vitale, Associate Director of Samoa’s Women in Business Development Incorporated (WIBDI).

December 08, 2017 -

Ecommerce in Pacific Islands Region: challenges and opportunities


 Ms. Mere Falemaka, Permanent Representative of the Pacific Islands Forum to the WTO in Geneva, shared with us some precious insights about the specificities of the region.

July 26, 2017 -

Placing Least Developed Countries at the helm of promoting effective trade for development

Trade Policy

Key insights from the event titled "The EIF: Championing Change Through Inclusive Trade," held on the side-lines of the Global Review of Aid for Trade at the World Trade Organization in Geneva from 11 to 13 July 2017.

October 31, 2016 -

Samoa: Harnessing the economic power of women, villages and traditional cultures to access new markets

In Samoa, despite a high unemployment rate of women, there is a growing recognition and understanding that empowering and engaging women in economic activities is a powerful vehicle for development, enabling to spur national productivity and growth.