Category Archives: Aid for Trade

Talking trash in Geneva

Last week, I participated in a panel hosted by the WTO to explore the linkages between trade and waste. This press release from the WTO captures some of the main points from the presentations which ranged from the challenges of … Continue reading

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Climate change and the commodity trade

The Swiss Research Institute of Commodities Foundation (SRIC) is an organization established to promote research on commodity training, finance and shipping. Last night, I attended a lecture SRIC organized in Geneva to raise awareness about climate change and the role … Continue reading

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How trade can fight climate change

On Monday, ITC and the Least Developed Country¬†(LDC) Group hosted a dialogue on trade and climate change at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. The aim of the event was to raise awareness about the role that trade can … Continue reading

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How Aid for Trade supports the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Aid for Trade (AfT) Review is taking place this week. Held at the WTO in Geneva, it gathers ministers, development agencies, think tanks and NGOs to hold discussions on various aspects of AfT and trade policy. The role for … Continue reading

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“If you can make it in Africa you can make it anywhere”

The BBC World Service ran a radio show this weekend called In the Balance about the challenges facing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Africa. SMEs are the continent’s largest employers and thus their growth is an important feature of … Continue reading

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