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Defining Technology Transfer in the Climate Context

As a starting point we should be clear that we mean international technology transfer, as in the flow of technological goods and knowledge across borders. Despite there being broad agreement as to the positive impact technology transfer can have, there is no universally recognized or legally enforceable definition as to what technology transfer is or what form it must take. 1,497 more words


The Tripartite Free Trade Area Decision Deserves More Credit Than It Is Getting

Mapping the #Tripartite Free Trade Area. #SADC #ECOWAS #EAC #FTA. pic.twitter.com/4y64VHMxMe

— Maxfield Brown (@MaxfieldVandel) March 11, 2015

On June 10th three African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) have finally achieved what Cecil Rhodes never did by truly connecting Cape to Cairo.

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The tripartite free trade area agreement in Africa is bound to disappoint

On June 10th, the coalition of three regional economic communities (RECs), representing 26 African countries, 58% of the continent’s GDP, and a population of more than 600 million come together under the… 885 more words

UNCTAD in favor of small-scale farming

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Community garden in the village of Niou, Burkina Faso

UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World… 233 more words


Go for small-scale farming, not monoculture

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY ‘Lifestyle-China-farm-food-health,FEATURE’ by Fran Wang

A Chinese farmer tends to the crops at Ji Yunliang’s organic farm in the outskirt of Beijing on June 7, 2010. 299 more words


Ye! Pitch Event @ UNCTAD 31.03.2015

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here we are again to bring you fresh and exciting news from the coolest online community for young entrepreneurs!

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More Fertile E-Commerce Urged by UN

More Fertile E-Commerce Urged by UN

From Diplomat Artist Buzz: To foster productive & inclusive use of information & communications technology, governments need to create legal, institutional & policy frameworks & generate the necessary skills in government, business & civil society & the Index measure’s progress in those areas.