ecommerce

August 17, 2020 - UNCTAD

Ugandan ecommerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis

Partnerships with development agencies and government efforts to boost the digital economy are helping soften the economic blow of the pandemic.

August 04, 2020 - Ratnakar Adhikari

Lessons from LDCs’ responses to COVID-19: From crisis to opportunities?

Originally published in OECD-Development Matters on 6 July 2020

July 31, 2020 - Fanan Biem

Blockchain and LDC trade during COVID-19

The macroeconomic context for developing country trade in the time of COVID-19

July 29, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

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.

May 28, 2020 - UNCTAD

Tanzania, Malawi prepare to reap benefits of digital economy

UNCTAD has assessed the state of play in the two countries and identified policy actions required to harness ecommerce for development.

April 20, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Young designer shaking up Gambia’s fashion industry

Taking traditional African prints and making them modern, a female entrepreneur is aiming to go global – armed with the right business tools

January 08, 2020 - UNCTAD

Tuvalu lays ecommerce groundwork to spur development

UNCTAD's assessment identifies available opportunities and barriers to overcome for e-commerce to flourish in the country.

June 19, 2019 - Dan Ciuriak, Maria Ptashkina

A strategy to leverage the digital transformation for development

The digital transformation provides developing economies new opportunities to leapfrog industrial age infrastructure, to draw on the vast knowledge spillovers from the internet, to take advantage of new markets offered by digital platforms and to exploit production possibilities enabled by digital technologies.

April 30, 2019 - Cécile de Gardelle

H.E. Dr. François Xavier Ngarambe: Aiming for ecommerce success in Rwanda

Following UNCTAD’s Ecommerce Week in April 2019 and on the cusp of a new partnership with EIF to boost ecommerce, Rwanda’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva discusses the state of play for online trade in the country

April 25, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

Agnes Hugot: On aiming for a win-win-win for trade

Virtual connections, transparency and financing through one platform can make for just the right combination to support MSMEs

April 16, 2019 - Sven Callebaut, Cécile de Gardelle

Kemvichet Long: On helping Cambodia’s businesses enter the global ecommerce marketplace

During UNCTAD’s Ecommerce Week in April 2019, Deputy Director General for International Trade at the Cambodia Ministry of Commerce talks all things e-trade

April 09, 2019 - Michelle Kovacevic

Small market, big ambition

Bhutan’s potato ‘stock market’ goes online

December 08, 2017 -

Ecommerce in the Pacific: 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.