Q&A

December 07, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Monique van Daalen: On women, better business and Rwanda’s trade landscape

Trade Facilitation

Following a recent visit to Rwanda with EIF, Netherlands Ambassador to the WTO and LDC Sub-Committee Chair Monique van Daalen discusses seeing the country’s cross border trade efforts in person, as well as the country’s policy in action

October 15, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Christina Chatima: On using trade as an engine for growth

Agriculture

Increasing agricultural proceeds, processing and marketing are critical in Malawi’s development plans

August 24, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Clement Kumbemba: On obtaining markets for Malawi’s harvests

Agriculture

The country is striving to enhance agro-processing, secure new markets and increase exports

July 27, 2018 - Daria Shatskova

Daniel Gay: The long and winding road to LDC graduation

Trade Policy

The EIF’s Daria Shatskova talks development in the world’s poorest countries with UNDESA’s Daniel Gay

July 09, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Princess of Burkina Faso Abze Djigma: On the need to support small businesses in LDCs, and good finance

Women and Trade

We need to be in the driver's seat of economic growth because it's important for us and for the next generation, and is the right pathway to trade with other countries. It's my duty to start doing some of the homework to facilitate trade

July 03, 2018 - ICTSD

Five questions to Least Developed Country governments about inclusive trade

Aid for Trade

Bridges Africa and Passerelles discussed trade and sustainable development with Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, Vice President of The Gambia, Kamrang Tekreth, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia, and Hassan Come, Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Central African Republic (CAR)

June 05, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Daniel Blockert: On fostering resilience, and lifting up women and small businesses in Least Developed Countries

Aid for Trade

Ahead of his departure from Geneva, Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the WTO and EIF Steering Committee Chair Daniel Blockert speaks of key sectors for impact in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and the importance of sustainable solutions

May 22, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay, Natasha Sweeney

Betty Chinyamunyamu: Finding potential in Malawi’s farmers – and forging new markets

Agriculture

In a country with a majority of the population cultivating small plots of land, empowering smallholder farmers is the key to economic success

March 16, 2018 - Alioune Sarr

Talking ecommerce with Alioune Sarr, Senegal’s Trade Minister

Ecommerce

The challenges with which African countries are faced in the context of ecommerce – and which hinder its development – are multifaceted

March 08, 2018 - Simon Hess, Hang T.T. Tran

Wanjira Mathai on women's renewable energy entrepreneurship in LDCs

Women and Trade

EIF Coordinators Hang Tran and Simon Hess interview Wanjira Mathai of wPOWER partnership on women's entrepreneurship in renewables