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Nigerian Entrepreneur Lara Cookey Makes UNCTAD’s Women In Business Awards Final

Nigerian innovative designer, who has special focus on early education, Lara Cookey has made it to the finals of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) Empretec Women in Business Awards. 258 more words


Environment and Trade

This is the space for the team under Track 2: Innovation in Sustainable Trade and Investment, Challenge 1: Environment and Trade provided by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 15 more words


DRC - Tale of woe as Customs System brings Trade to a Halt!

Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) border post with Zambia, one of Africa’s busiest land frontiers, went high-tech, with a web-based customs system that was meant to improve efficiency and eradicate corruption. 749 more words


Africa’s Investment Potential by Rani Jarkas

The potential for highly profitable foreign investment in Africa is enormous, but many investors remain unaware of the past record and current opportunities, argues the… 174 more words

Rani Jarkas

The challenge of choosing a new WTO director general (Originally published 05/02/13)

The Doha round of trade talks has long dominated the agenda of the World Trade Organization (WTO). An urgent priority for the organisation’s 157 members, however, is to appoint a new director general to replace Pascal Lamy, the much-respected former EU trade commissioner who has led the Geneva-based trade body since 2005, and who is stepping down in August this year. 899 more words

International Relations