global trade

August 26, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

The evolution of Quality Infrastructure in the Caribbean

Like the Pacific, independence from colonialism is what kickstarted the development of Quality Infrastructure in the Caribbean.

August 26, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Pacific island countries band together to increase export quality

Trade ministers in the Pacific approve the region’s first strategic framework on quality infrastructure

August 18, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

Focusing on export development, Ethiopia’s small businesses seeing success

For a new business owner, one international trade fair got things rolling

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 16, 2020 - Sophia Gnych

COVID-19 and the seed sector: How countries are navigating challenges

OECD’s Seed Schemes are working to protect food systems globally, with important benefits for least developed countries

June 16, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

David Laborde: How to help LDCs stay food secure through COVID-19

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFRPRI) Senior Research Fellow discusses the challenges and opportunities for food security in least developed countries amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

June 15, 2020 - Violeta Gonzalez, Houria Djoudi

Protecting trees, empowering women, ensuring incomes – suggestions for a just shea story

How to ensure the women who collect shea benefit from being part of the global marketplace

May 26, 2020 - Deanna Ramsay

How does graduation from least developed country status change a nation’s trade prospects?

New report dives into the details of shifting treatment, export markets and more

May 18, 2020 - Rajan Sudesh Ratna, Hang T.T. Tran

South Asian least developed countries: The rocky path to sustainable graduation

How will graduation impact countries in South Asia and the trade support they benefit from? How can they prepare?

April 07, 2020 - Joseph Glauber, David Laborde, Will Martin, Rob Vos

COVID-19: Trade restrictions are worst possible response to safeguard food security

Originally published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on 27 March 2020

December 02, 2019 - Mohammad A. Razzaque, Syed Mortuza Ehsan, Brendan Vickers

Poorest countries caught in the global trade turmoil

Least developed countries (LDCs) confront a challenging global trade landscape, from slower long-term growth rates and rising protectionism to a weakening nexus between trade and GDP growth.