global value chains

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

June 05, 2020 - Jodie Keane

Least developed country vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19

The world is changing, and so should our support to the world’s poorest countries

June 02, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Creating a strong investment climate in the wake of COVID-19

Supply chains are vulnerable, but there is also promise in new sectors for least developed countries

April 14, 2020 - Paolo Omar Cerutti

A traded tree: What rosewood means for Africa

Following research into the mukula value chain, recommendations to preserve livelihoods and landscapes

April 09, 2020 - Trudi Hartzenberg

COVID-19 in Africa – some reflections on trade matters

Poverty, inequality and exclusion are key factors contributing to the devastating effects of COVID-19 on all African countries.

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.