December 20, 2015 -

Zambia: Trade and eco-friendly business solutions


Laystone, one of Zambia's many local beekeepers, is enthusiastic about the benefits of beekeeping to his livelihood and community. With up to twelve 20-liter buckets per month, his honey harvesting seasons have become very profitable.

November 17, 2015 -

Nepal: Trade, building sustainable livelihoods, fostering greater competition and managing water conservation


Chandra and her 25 colleagues from her women's association take a break from the day's farming business to hold a meeting on their ginger business prospects and the stiff market competition they face with India's value-added ginger.

November 17, 2015 -

Mali: Fighting to maintain ecosystem balance and halt the advancing Sahara desert


Oumar isone of the 370,500 people in Mali producing gum arabic, among which 80% (296,400) are women.

March 06, 2014 -

Improved trade policies in fish sectors could address gender inequalities

Women and Trade

New UNCTAD-EIF study of the fisheries sector in The Gambia shows trade policies have to be inclusive if they are to reduce poverty.