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Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD has progressively evolved into an authoritative knowledge-based institution whose work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in bringing about sustainable development.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2016

Le Développement Economique en Afrique Rapport 2016

Dynamique de la dette et financement du développement en Afrique

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
3 Oct 2016
L'Afrique a de grandes aspirations de développement dans le contexte plus large d'un agenda mondial et continental développement économique. Cela exige des ressources financières importantes à un moment où le paysage mondial de financement du développement est en train de changer, à partir d'un m...
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2016

Economic Development in Africa Report 2016

Debt Dynamics and Development Finance in Africa

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
22 Jul 2016
Africa has major development aspirations in the broader context of a global and continental economic development agenda. This calls for substantial financial resources at a time when the global development finance landscape is changing, from a model centred on official development assistance and ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - RARE EARTHS

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Rare Earths

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
21 Apr 2016
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. Data on Rare Earths are sparse and there is no dedicated international publ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - FOOD SECURITY

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Food Security

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
21 Apr 2016
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This issue of Commodities at a Glance focuses on the global food security, ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - ENERGY

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Energy

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
21 Apr 2016
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. This quarter’s edition of UNCTAD’s Commodities at a Glance describes world ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - COTTO(F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Edition spéciale sur le coton en Afrique

Series:
Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
21 Apr 2016
La série "Coup d’oeil sur les produits de base" a pour but de collecter, présenter et disséminer des informations statistiques précises et pertinentes concernant les marchés internationaux des produits de base sous une forme claire, concise et conviviale.
CONVENTION BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol: Intellectual Property Implications

A Handbook on the Interface between Global Access and Benefit Sharing Rules and Intellectual Property

21 Apr 2016
The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol: Intellectual Property Implications addresses how the global rules on access and benefit sharing (ABS) of genetic resources and associated TK should work in tandem with an area that is mentioned minimally in the 2010 Nagoya Protocol, ...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE (F)

Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base

Series:
Coup d'oeil sur les produits de base
20 Apr 2016
La série "Coup d’oeil sur les produits de base" a pour but de collecter, présenter et disséminer des informations statistiques précises et pertinentes concernant les marchés internationaux des produits de base sous une forme claire, concise et conviviale.
COMMOD AT A GLANCE

Commodities at a Glance

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
27 Apr 2016
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format.
COCOA INDUSTRY: INTEGRATI (F)

L'industrie du cacao

Intégrer les petits exploitants dans la chaîne de valeur mondiale

31 Dec 2016
Cette publication examine l'intégration verticale et horizontale dans l'industrie du cacao et ses impacts potentiels sur les parties prenantes tout au long de la chaîne de valeur, en particulier les petits producteurs de cacao qui constituent l'épine dorsale de la production de cacao dans le mond...
COCOA INDUSTRY: INTEGRATING SMALL

Cocoa Industry

Integrating Small Farmers into the Global Value Chain

2 Mar 2017
This publication examines the vertical and horizontal integration in the cocoa industry and its potential impacts on stakeholders along the value chain, in particular small cocoa farmers who constitute the backbone of cocoa production worldwide. It contends that the concentration pattern observed...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2015

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2015 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
26 Jul 2016
The International Accounting and Reporting Issues 2015 Review presents country case studies of Germany and the United Kingdom on the interrelated topics of compliance monitoring and enforcement mechanisms in relation to corporate reporting, auditing and regulation of professional accountants with...
INTL ACC & REPORTING ISSUES 2014

International Accounting and Reporting Issues

2014 Review

Series:
International Accounting and Reporting Issues
24 May 2016
The International Accounting and Reporting Issues 2014 Review is focused on the interrelated topics of compliance monitoring and enforcement mechanisms in relation to corporate reporting, auditing and regulation of professional accountants within the context of achieving high-quality corporate re...
TRANS CORP V23 #1 APR 2014

Transnational Corporations Vol.23 No.1, April 2014

Series:
Transnational Corporations
14 Jan 2016
Transnational Corporations (formerly The CTC Reporter) is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.
RETHINKING DEV STRAT FIN CRISIS V2

Rethinking Development Strategies After The Financial Crisis

Volume II - Country Studies and International Comparisons

26 Apr 2016
The recent economic trends and the challenges posed by the global crisis reinforce the importance of implementing strategies for development as opposed to leaving the economy to market forces. Countries need a strategic compass for long-run economic development, either explicitly or implicitly. A...
RETHINKING DEVELOPMENT STRAT V1

Rethinking Development Strategies After The Financial Crisis

Volume I - Making the Case for Policy Space

16 Dec 2015
Recent economic trends and the challenges posed by the global crisis reinforce the importance of implementing strategies for development as opposed to leaving the economy to market forces. Countries need a strategic compass for long-run economic development. This comprises macroeconomic policies,...
UNCTAD HNDBK STAT 2015

UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2015

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Handbook of Statistics / Manuel de Statistiques de la CNUCED
11 Jan 2016
The Handbook provides comprehensive statistical data on international trade, investment and development for individual countries, regions and economic groupings. It presents statistics in the following areas: International merchandise trade; exports and imports by product and region of origin and...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2015

Trade and Development Report 2015

Making the International Financial Architecture Work for Trade and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
19 Nov 2015
The Trade and Development Report (TDR), launched in 1981, is issued every year for the annual session of the Trade and Development Board. The Report analyses current economic trends and major policy issues of international concern, and makes suggestions for addressing these issues at various leve...
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVAT RPT 2015

Technology and Innovation Report 2015

Fostering Innovation Policies for Industrial Development

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report (TIR)
28 Jan 2016
This report focuses on how innovation policies can expressly promote industrial development, and what lessons can be learnt from existing experiences of countries, both developing and developed. It argues that while technology and innovation are an essential component of how industries use knowle...
PAYS LES MOINS AVANCES RPT 2015

The Least Developed Countries Report 2015 (French language)

Transforming Rural Economies

Series:
Rapport sur les pays les moins avancés
30 Jun 2016
This report documents the importance of the rural sector and agriculture in least developed countries (LDCs), through employment generation and economic activity. The discussion is placed in the perspective of the post-2015 development agenda, in which rural economic transformation will be vital ...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2015

The Least Developed Countries Report 2015

Transforming Rural Economies

Series:
Least Developed Countries Report
4 Dec 2015
This report documents the importance of the rural sector and agriculture in least developed countries (LDCs), through employment generation and economic activity. The discussion is placed in the perspective of the post-2015 development agenda, in which rural economic transformation will be vital ...
TRANSPORTE MARITIMO EN 2015

Informe sobre el transporte marítimo 2015

Series:
Transporte Marítimo, El
10 Aug 2015
El Transporte Marítimo 2015 destaca que el transporte marítimo se enfrenta al doble desafío de la adaptación al cambio climático y la mitigación de sus efectos. Si bien sigue siendo urgente reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI) a fin de lograr niveles manejables de calentamie...
REVIEW MARITIME TRANS 2015

Review of Maritime Transport 2015

Series:
Review of Maritime Transport
19 Nov 2015
Access to frequent and reliable shipping services is key for developing countries’ trade with overseas markets. Firms cannot export competitively and participate global value chains without adequate transport connectivity, and maritime transport continues to be the dominant mode of shipping goods...
WORLD INVESTMENT RPT 2015

World Investment Report 2015

Reforming International Investment Governance

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report (WIR)
20 Nov 2015
The World Investment Report series provides the latest data and analysis foreign direct investment (FDI) and other activities of transnational corporations, as well as the policies to regulate them at the national and international levels. It aims to analyse the cross-border activities of transla...
INFORMATION ECON RPT 2015

Information Economy Report 2015: Unlocking the Potential of E-commerce for Developing Countries

Unlocking the Potential of E-commerce for Developing Countries

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Information Economy Report (IER)
31 May 2015
Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is rapidly transforming the way in which enterprises are interacting among each other as well as with consumers and governments. Despite important potential benefits, businesses and consumers in developing countries were for a long time slow to exploit e-commerce....
ECON DEV IN AFRICA RPT 2015

Economic Development in Africa Report 2015

Unlocking The Potential of Africa's Services Trade for Growth and Development

Series:
Economic Development in Africa Report
1 Oct 2015
The Economic Development in Africa Report 2015 subtitled Unlocking the Potential of Africa's Trade in Services for Inclusive Growth and Development highlights the catalytic role services can play in Africa, and the importance of understanding the static and dynamic effects the development of serv...
DEV ECON AFRIQUE RAPPORT 2015

Le développement économique en Afrique rapport 2015

Libérer le potentiel du commerce des services en Afrique pour la croissance et le développement

Series:
Développement économique en Afrique, Le
11 Sep 2015
Le développement économique en Afrique Rapport 2015 sous-titrée Libérer le potentiel du commerce de l'Afrique dans les services pour la croissance inclusive et du développement met en lumière les services de rôle catalytiques peuvent jouer en Afrique, et de l'importance de comprendre les effets s...
TRANS CORP V22 #3 DEC 2013

Transnational Corporations Vol.22 No.3, December 2013

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.
TRANS CORP V22 #2 AUG 2013

Transnational Corporations Vol.22 No.2, August 2013

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.
TRANS CORP V22 #1 APR 2013

Transnational Corporations Vol.22 No.1, April 2013

Series:
Transnational Corporations
4 Aug 2015
Transnational Corporations is a policy-oriented journal that serves as a specialized forum for the publication of research on the activities of transactional corporations and their implication for economic development.