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August 01, 2019 - UNCTAD

Lesotho ready to channel its growth to go digital

New report on Lesotho shows how the small, mountainous nation could unlock its digital market to diversify its economy.

April 30, 2019 - Cécile de Gardelle

H.E. Dr. François Xavier Ngarambe: Aiming for ecommerce success in Rwanda

Following UNCTAD’s Ecommerce Week in April 2019 and on the cusp of a new partnership with EIF to boost ecommerce, Rwanda’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva discusses the state of play for online trade in the country

April 16, 2019 - Sven Callebaut, Cécile de Gardelle

Kemvichet Long: On helping Cambodia’s businesses enter the global ecommerce marketplace

During UNCTAD’s Ecommerce Week in April 2019, Deputy Director General for International Trade at the Cambodia Ministry of Commerce talks all things e-trade

October 10, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Protecting an enigmatic commodity with enormous potential – gum arabic

For an arid swath of Africa, a sap-like substance offers income possibilities for the poorest of the poor, along with environmental benefits

August 07, 2018 - Simon Hess

EIF address at the launch event of the Vanuatu National Single Window Project and the eTrade Readiness Assessment

Launching of these specific initiatives demonstrates the progressive vision of Vanuatu to stimulate the economy and leverage opportunities through international trade for delivering growth and development

August 06, 2018 -

Taking trade online

What do a mountainous landlocked country, a post-war African nation, and three small island developing states have in common?

July 26, 2018 - UNCTAD

Solomon Islands and Vanuatu gear up for e-commerce

Consumers and businesses in two remote Pacific island nations can look forward to a better connected and more prosperous future, according to assessments made by UNCTAD of their readiness to benefit from electronic commerce

July 19, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Infographic: Vanuatu eTrade Readiness Assessment

The Government has shown a strong interest in adopting economic and social policies that can facilitate the development of the Internet economy, of which e-commerce is one segment. Unlocking its potential will also reduce distance to markets, reduce “sealockedness” and enable Vanuatu to leapfrog certain barriers associated with physical trade

July 19, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Infographic: Solomon Islands eTrade Readiness Assessment

The current low use of ecommerce in Solomon Islands belies significant potential for the sector to grow swiftly and make economic and socioeconomic contributions to the country

March 06, 2014 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Improved trade policies in fish sectors could address gender inequalities

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