ICT

August 24, 2020 - Craig Atkinson

‘Rules as data’ – the 21st century answer for trade facilitation?

Following digitisation of commercial documents, the digitalisation of trade implies functional use of data to improve the automation potential of cross-border processes.

August 03, 2020 - Michelle Kovacevic

Much more than a health crisis: What EIF has learnt from COVID-19

As LDCs grapple with ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19, EIF activities have yielded valuable insights for recovery.

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

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.

May 25, 2020 - Annette Mutaawe Ssemuwemba

How women in developing countries can harness ecommerce

Originally published in World Economic Forum Agenda on 24 April 2020

May 05, 2020 - UNCTAD

Senegal's ecommerce sector helps country cope with COVID-19

Trade ministry fast-tracks measures to ease access to essential goods and services during the pandemic.

May 04, 2020 - Soo Hyun Kim, Yann Duval

In the world’s poorest countries, the move to digitalize trade procedures is needed now more than ever

COVID-19 is highlighting the need for paperless trade in developing countries; a recent assessment offers recommendations for how to start

February 18, 2020 - Ratnakar Adhikari, Fabrice Lehmann

Least developed countries can become authors of their technological revolution

Originally published in OECD-Development Matters on 5 February 2020

August 26, 2019 - Cécile de Gardelle

Ramkrishna Adhikari: With a young, tech-savvy population, Nepal forging ahead on its ecommerce path

Nepal’s Under Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies talks all things trade – online