New project aims at increased exports for Lao PDR’s businessesAgriculture
LUANG PRABANG – 11 MARCH 2019 – Lao PDR’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) have officially launched a new effort to increase the country’s exports and support investments in business development.
Supporting sustained collaboration key to coherent agriculture and trade outcomes in Africa, report saysAgriculture
Implementation is everything in aligning trade and agriculture in LDCs in Africa
Christina Chatima: On using trade as an engine for growthAgriculture
Increasing agricultural proceeds, processing and marketing are critical in Malawi’s development plans
The Gambia sounding out its agricultural potentialAgriculture
With cashew prices surging and armed with solid trade policy, the country is looking to boost its farmers and processors
Ibrahima Sittina Farate: As one woman innovates, a nation’s exports set to bloomAgriculture
In Comoros, an essential oils doyenne has plans for her country’s unique yields
Strengthening inclusive agribusiness for export growthAgriculture
Inclusive and sustainable agribusiness value chains can provide one of the highest returns on investment in terms of growth, poverty reduction, pro-poor employment, and women's economic empowerment in LDCs.
Betty Chinyamunyamu: Finding potential in Malawi’s farmers – and forging new marketsAgriculture
In a country with a majority of the population cultivating small plots of land, empowering smallholder farmers is the key to economic success
Driving safe trade solutions worldwideAgriculture
A new book on sanitary and phytosanitary gaps from the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) highlights ways to support farmers, processors, traders and governments in developing countries to access global markets
Benin cassava flour makers seek Geographical IndicationAgriculture
Two dozen Beninese women making a unique type of garri flour sign up to a new code of practice to better market their product and boost incomes
Comorian vanilla and clove exporters secure financing with ITC helpAgriculture
Project strengthens value chains of vanilla, clove and ylang ylang in the Union of the Comoros Originally posted at ITC News
Cambodia's white goldAgriculture
Driving through Cambodia’s country-side, one can’t help but notice the endless rice paddies that appear to extend in every direction. This should come as no surprise given that, for millennia, rice has been a central part of the country’s diet, and its most important crop. One that to this day occupies up to three quarters of the country’s cultivated land.
Nepal: Trade, building sustainable livelihoods, fostering greater competition and managing water conservationAgriculture
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.