Impact Story

August 14, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

The Gambia sounding out its agricultural potential

Agriculture

With cashew prices surging and armed with solid trade policy, the country is looking to boost its farmers and processors

August 13, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Ibrahima Sittina Farate: As one woman innovates, a nation’s exports set to bloom

Agriculture

In Comoros, an essential oils doyenne has plans for her country’s unique yields

July 31, 2018 - Hang T.T. Tran, Deanna Ramsay

For wool creatives in Nepal, making all the right connections is key

Textiles

Flock maintaining, brand strengthening, and market expanding: Nepal's pashmina producers are aiming high

April 11, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Bridging the gap for farmers in Malawi

Agriculture

Additional land to sow, targeted trainings, and market security mean higher incomes for smallholders

January 29, 2018 - Simon Hess, Michelle Kovacevic

From hunting to harvesting: Zambia’s eco-friendly approach to beekeeping

Environment

Recognising that traditional honey harvesting damages the forest, Zambia’s rural communities are using modern beekeeping practices that value trees and produce better quality honey. 

January 25, 2018 - Simon Hess, Michelle Kovacevic

Training the next generation of trade negotiators in Zambia

Trade Policy

You may not expect a graduate of an arts degree to say that a trade policy course was their favourite subject, but if you ask Zondwayo Duma from Zambia, that’s exactly what he’ll tell you.

January 16, 2018 - Michelle Kovacevic

How Cambodia became ‘famous’ for its trade strategy

Trade Policy

The year is 2017 and Cambodia has stepped into a role that has been out of its reach for years — the voice of the 47 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at the Word Trade Organization.

November 26, 2017 - Annette Mutaawe Ssemuwemba

Women at the helm of Senegal’s burgeoning mango industry

Women and Trade

Aminata Dominique Diouf was seven years old when her father bought a small farm 15 minutes from the Senegal-Gambia border.

February 11, 2014 -

Trading stories

Aid for Trade

Trading Stories, the Book, accompanies the film series to show just how trade is about acting local to go global in eight of the poorest countries worldwide.