ITC facilitates new Africa-Asia business partnerships by ensuring ginners produce cotton that meets buyers’ standards of quality
Fashion as an enabler of economic growth will take
centre stage at the 5th Tokyo
International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), an event aimed
at expanding the market share of ethically produced fashion by linking
businesses to global...
Women entrepreneurs across Africa are generating employment and adding value to exports in innovative ways, despite facing a range of challenges, including limited access to export training, market information and finance.
At a plant in the North-East of Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek, a 20-minute ride from the city centre over potholed roads, 23-year-old Bakhtiyar Kudakeldiev works as a water bottling operator. He does not know it, but he benefits from an ITC programme...
business in commodities such as coffee or tea or in fresh fruit and vegetables
represents great potential for growth and employment in Africa. The challenge
for these sectors lies in effective and efficient exporting to the right
If you pay attention to the news, you’ll hear two
stories about African agriculture. The first is of the drought that sears the
Horn of Africa and forces tens of thousands of Somalis – now climate refugees –
to pack up their belongings and families...
Cooperative partnerships and long-term approaches improve connectivity within supply chains. Connectivity within supply chains is not easy to achieve, especially as competitiveness in developing and least developed countries may be...
The 11th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) held in Chongqing, China on 9–12 September highlighted renewed optimism and commitment to the export-led growth model and the necessity for trade, with a need to rethink strategies...
The interdependence of the global economy and the increasing reliance of
businesses on global value chains have been underlined by the economic pressures
generated by the global financial crisis. In the wake of the crisis, there is
scope for governments...
For many years Colombian Coffee has being recognized as one of the most
important coffee producers in the world. In response to changes in the global
coffee market, the Colombian Coffee Growers’ Federation has successfully adapted
its supply chain...