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    Appreciating the value of nature’s essential benefits and services before the planet’s boundaries are pushed too far..

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    ‘She’s thanking you for her soft knees,’ said the Swahili translator. ‘Her what?’ The translator’s English was so heavily accented that I was not sure I had heard him correctly. The translator tried again. This time he pointed to his knees for emphasis.....

    Estelle Ahoyo is the chief executive officer of Ets Estella & Fils, a small enterprise in Benin that is involved in the production and export of fruit and vegetables. Her company has been growing steadily since it was established two years ago. Today,.....

    Despite turmoil in the global economy, global foreign direct investment (FDI) rose by 17% in 2011 to US$ 1.5 trillion. This sum surpassed average global FDI before the 2008 financial crisis. However, the fragility of the world economy will have an impact.....

    The Third Global Review of Aid for Trade was a successful exploration and examination of the successes and challenges of the six-year Aid for Trade initiative. Initiated to aid developing countries in expanding their supply-side and productive capacity.....