Women and Trade

July 17, 2018 -

Dragons' Den: Bright ideas for inclusive trade development in LDCs

Women and Trade

Representatives from LDCs had the unique opportunity to pitch new investment opportunities that support inclusive trade to the experts, and received immediate feedback

July 13, 2018 -

Talking trade strategies for small businesses, women, and youth

Women and Trade

This session gathered ministers from LDCs and global leaders to discuss implementation of trade strategies and national-level plans in light of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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

June 07, 2018 - Lynsey Grosfield

Women & Trade Magazine

Women and Trade

In this issue: "Samoa's coconuts go global," "Taking female-led businesses from local to global," and "Women at the helm of Senegal's mango industry"

April 29, 2018 - Daria Shatskova

OECD event parses unleashing the potential of women and youth

Women and Trade

On 5 April the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) opened its doors to welcome over 500 participants, including government officials, private sector, civil society and academia, to brainstorm on what needs to be done to empower 4.6 billion women and youth worldwide.

March 20, 2018 - Simon Hess, Deanna Ramsay

In Vanuatu, ‘market mamas’ are taking care of business

Women and Trade

Women entrepreneurs are helping to restore island nation’s economy after the ravages of Cyclone Pam

March 14, 2018 - Anoush der Boghossian

Making Aid for Trade work for women

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Studies show benefits of a more inclusive economic model

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

March 08, 2018 -

Taking female-led businesses from local to global

Women and Trade

International Women's Day discussion highlights the need for entrepreneurship and markets, and what comes next The flashing images show women from across the world at work – in fields and offices, on boats and streets, at home and abroad.

February 18, 2018 -

Samoa's coconuts go global

Women and Trade

“Coconuts are both culturally and economically important to Samoans,” says Alberta Vitale, Associate Director of Samoa’s Women in Business Development Incorporated (WIBDI).