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CARICOM EXPORT POTENTIAL TO EU

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Export Potential to the European Union

Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) – Feasibility Study

21 Jun 2021
This report assesses the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) agriculture and aquaculture export potential to the European Union through the utilization of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS). The UN Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) describes VSS as ‘‘specifying requirements that produce...
WORLD SOCIAL REPORT 2021

World Social Report 2021

Reconsidering Rural Development

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World Social Report
20 May 2021
The World Social Report 2021 points to new directions in which rural development strategies need to be reconsidered. It offers certain strategic principles, programmes of action, and a set of concrete policies that can be combined to devise effective strategies that can help to realize the potent...
SDG PULSE UNCTAD 2020

SDG Pulse 2020 - UNCTAD Takes the Pulse of the SDGs

31 Dec 2020
This second edition of the SDG Pulse illustrates in a very concrete way how UNCTAD is contributing to the 2030 Agenda. The report not only presents statistical updates and data-driven analysis for the indicators for which UNCTAD is a custodian or co-custodian, but it also presents a range of othe...
INTR AGNCY TRD PROD CAP 2030 AGNDA

United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity

A New Path for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in a Time of Pandemic and Beyond

12 May 2021
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an imperative for change. Universal in scope, it calls for collective action on an unprecedented scale to support countries’ own paths for development. Consequently, through the repositioning of its development system, the United Nations is shifting ...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2020

The State of Sustainable Markets 2020

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
14 Jun 2021
This fourth global report on The State of Sustainable Markets provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry and indicates significant growth in sustainability markets. It demonstrates how ITC supports “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social susta...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2020

The Least Developed Countries Report 2020

Productive Capacities for the New Decade

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Least Developed Countries Report
18 Dec 2020
“[This Report] highlights the importance of public investment for LDCs to address their short-term needs. It emphasizes the importance of comprehensive support for meso-level policies for productive capacity development in the context of addressing structural constraints and building the resilien...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - CASHEW NUTS

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Cashew Nuts

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Commodities at a Glance
13 Apr 2021
Cashew nuts enjoy increasing popularity all around the globe. The top three cashew-consuming countries – India, the United States of America and Germany - lie on three different continents. Cashews accounted for 17 per cent of world tree nut production in 2019/20, making it the third most popular...
UNSUNG HEROES: HOW SMALL FARMERS

Unsung Heroes

How Small Farmers Cope with COVID-19

28 Aug 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has hit small farmers with disruptions in health, food security, transport, finance and demand. It has also increased the cost of doing business. Smallholder farmers, already dealing with the effects of a climate and price crisis, are taking emergency measures for ...
LAND RESTORATION ACHIEVING SDG

Land Restoration for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

An International Resource Panel Think Piece

21 Aug 2020
Land restoration has tremendous potential to help the world limit climate change and achieve its aims for sustainable development. In its latest study, the International Resource Panel finds positive spin-offs to support all 17 Sustainable Development Goals agreed to by the world’s nations as par...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2019/20

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
23 Mar 2021
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end user - from roundwood and primary processed products t...
REVUE ANNUELLE MARCHE  2019/20

Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers 2019-2020

13 Apr 2021
La revue annuelle des marchés des produits forestiers 2019-2020 fournit une analyse complète des marchés de la région de la CEE et rend compte des principales influences du marché en dehors de la région de la CEE. Il couvre la gamme de produits de la forêt à l'utilisateur final: du bois rond et d...
FOREST PROD ANNUAL 2019/20 (R)

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 (Russian language)

7 Apr 2021
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2019-2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end user - from roundwood and primary processed products t...
ATP HANDBOOK 2020 (R)

ATP Handbook 2020 (Russian language)

To be used with the Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP) as amended on 6 July 2020

16 Nov 2020
The ATP Handbook comprises the ATP Agreement itself and its Annexes with comments added where appropriate for clarification or additional explanation of the text. Comments contained in the ATP Handbook are not legally binding for Contracting Parties of the ATP. They are, however, important for th...
MANUEL ATP

Manuel ATP 2020

À utiliser avec l’Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrées périssables et aux engins spéciaux à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP) tel que modifié au 6 Juillet 2020

16 Nov 2020
Le Manuel ATP comprend l'Accord ATP proprement dit et ses annexes avec des observations insérées aux endroits appropriés pour clarification ou pour explication du texte. Les observations figurant dans le Manuel de l'ATP ne sont pas juridiquement contraignantes pour les Parties contractantes. Cepe...
ATP HANDBOOK 2020

ATP Handbook 2020

The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to Be Used for Such Carriage (ATP) as Amended on 6 July 2020

13 Nov 2020
The ATP Handbook comprises the ATP Agreement itself and its Annexes with comments added where appropriate for clarification or additional explanation of the text. Comments contained in the ATP Handbook are not legally binding for Contracting Parties of the ATP. They are, however, important for th...
TRADE GENDER LINK: TECH UPGRD AGRI

Teaching Material on Trade and Gender Linkages

The Gender Impact of Technological Upgrading in Agriculture

30 Nov 2020
This study examines the nexus between technology in agriculture and trade from a gender perspective. This document looks at the relationship between trade and gender as it explores the opportunities and challenges that women experience in the process of technological innovation and adoption in ag...
GUIDE PROMOT GREEN JOB IN FORESTRY

Guidelines on the Promotion of Green Jobs in Forestry

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
19 Jan 2021
This publication is intended to assist stakeholders in the forestry sector to successfully navigate the transition to a forest sector that is fully engaged in the green economy. New and increasing opportunities for providing forest-based services and products, growing business and revenue as well...
AGRMT INTL CARR PERISH ATP 2020

Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for Such Carriage

(ATP) as amended 6 July 2020

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Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP)
9 Apr 2020
The Agreement on the International Carriage of Perishable Foodstuffs and on the Special Equipment to be Used for such Carriage (ATP) is intended to ensure that deep-frozen and chilled foodstuffs are transported efficiently, safely and hygienically and do not pose a danger to human health. It also...
ACCOR RELATIF INTER PERS ATP 2020

Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrees perissables et aux engins speciaux a utiliser pour ces transports

(ATP) tel qu'il a été modifié le 6 juillet 2020

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Accord relatif aux transports internationaux de denrées périssables et aux engins spéciaux à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP)
28 Aug 2020
L'Accord sur le transport international tu des denrées périssables et sur l'équipement spécial à utiliser pour ces transports (ATP) vise à garantir que les denrées surgelées et réfrigérées sont transportées de manière efficace, sûre et hygiénique et ne présentent pas de danger pour l'homme. santé...
PERSPECT DEL COMERCIO INTER 2019

Perspectivas del Comercio Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe 2019

El adverso contexto mundial profundiza el rezago de la región

12 Feb 2020
En 2019 el desempeño del comercio mundial de bienes sería el peor desde la crisis financiera. En esta edición de Perspectivas del Comercio Internacional de América Latina y el Caribe se analiza dicho fenómeno, así como las crecientes tensiones comerciales y las repercusiones en el comercio region...
INTL TRADE OUTLK 2019

International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2019

Adverse Global Conditions Leave the Region Lagging Further Behind

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International Trade Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
18 Feb 2020
The global trade performance in 2019 was the worst since the international financial crisis. This edition analyses that performance, as well as the mounting trade tensions and their repercussions for the region’s own trade. The heavy slowdown in global trade is the result of the build-up of trade...
NEGOTIA LIBERALIZAT TRADE AGRICULT

Negotiating Liberalization of Trade in Agriculture for Development

31 Jul 2020
Agriculture is both an important and sensitive sector in all countries. Negotiations on liberalizing trade in agriculture concern numerous issues and therefore are complex and particularly challenging for most developing countries and least developed countries. The purpose of this publication is ...
WHO OWNS OUR FORESTS? FOREST OWNER

Who Owns our Forests? Forest Ownership in the ECE Region

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
7 Nov 2020
This study examines forest ownership in the ECE region. Based on data on 35 countries, and the first to include all forest ownership categories, this study investigates the changing nature and patterns of forest ownership, the ways in which governance and social structures influence forest owners...
FOREST SECTOR WORKFORCE UNECE

Forest Sector Workforce in the UNECE Region

Overview of the Social and Economic Trends with Impact on the Forest Sector

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Geneva Timber and Forest Discussion Papers
15 Oct 2020
This study provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of the forest sector workforce in the UNECE region. It analyzes working conditions and occupational safety and health as well as the economic and social contexts that have led to structural changes in the sector, to the extent poss...
NATUR RESOURC MANAG CLIMATE CHANGE

Natural Resource Management in the Context of Climate Change

16 Jul 2020
The management of natural resources is directly associated with climate change. On the one hand, most of the greenhouse gases released in the atmosphere originate from the production, transformation and use of natural resources such as coal, natural gas and oil. On the other hand, climate change ...
GUIDE FORMAL INFORMAL CONSTRUC

Guidelines for the Formalization of Informal Constructions

6 Mar 2020
This publication is a brief, practical and easy-to-read guide, explaining how to structure a programme for the formalization of informal constructions. It shows how to do this in an affordable, reliable, inclusive and timely manner so that governments can meet the Sustainable development Goals (S...
INVEST POLICY REV ANGOLA (P)

Revisão da Política de Investimento - Angola (Portuguese language)

16 Jan 2020
FDI in Angola has been highly volatile and concentrated in the extractive sector. Initiatives to improve investment attractiveness are hampered by various challenges affecting the policy environment. The IPR provides action-oriented recommendations to create an environment conducive to investment...
HARNESS AGRI TRADE SUS DEV MALAWI

Harnessing Agricultural Trade for Sustainable Development: Malawi

Groundnuts, Sunflower and Soybeans

3 Nov 2020
This study is part of a series of UNCTAD publications that focus on upgrading and diversifying specific agricultural sectors of rural economies in developing countries with a view to raising living standards among of smallholder farmers in a context of sustainable development, female empowerment ...
HARNESS AGRI TRADE SUS DEV GUATEMA

Harnessing Agricultural Trade for Sustainable Development: Guatemala

Potato, Cocoa and Cardamom

2 Nov 2020
This study is part of a series of UNCTAD publications that focus on policies in three countries, Guatemala, Vanuatu and Malawi, aimed at upgrading and diversifying specific agricultural sectors of rural economies in developing countries with a view to raising living standards among small-scale fa...