Asia

May 07, 2019 - Lynsey Grosfield

Ambassador Morten Jespersen: On making trade work for LDCs, now

The EIF Steering Committee Chair talks contemporary trade challenges and using resources the right way

April 25, 2019 - Deanna Ramsay

Agnes Hugot: On aiming for a win-win-win for trade

Virtual connections, transparency and financing through one platform can make for just the right combination to support MSMEs

April 23, 2019 - Daria Shatskova, Deanna Ramsay

For LDC exporters and EU importers, getting back to origins

Digital system set to streamline procedures for trade from LDCs to the EU

April 16, 2019 - Sven Callebaut, Cécile de Gardelle

Kemvichet Long: On helping Cambodia’s businesses enter the global ecommerce marketplace

During UNCTAD’s Ecommerce Week in April 2019, Deputy Director General for International Trade at the Cambodia Ministry of Commerce talks all things e-trade

April 09, 2019 - Michelle Kovacevic

Small market, big ambition

Bhutan’s potato ‘stock market’ goes online

December 13, 2018 - Michelle Kovacevic

Speaking from the heart: Empowering women to share business ideas

EIF has been working with hundreds of entrepreneurs for the past few years, to help them build and implement strategies for brand promotion, participate in regional and international trade fairs, improve in processing capabilities and value addition as well as provide support to cooperatives

October 29, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

EIF's 2017 Annual Report

The results of the Enhanced Integrated Framework in 2017

October 29, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

High-level panel calls for integration of fragile states into the global economy

A high-level panel at this year’s Public Forum examined the link between peace and trade, focusing on the opportunities and challenges that conflict-affected states face in developing their capacities to trade

October 26, 2018 - Sainabou Taal

In fast-evolving trade landscape, addressing the structural challenges

WTO’s Aid for Trade programme putting a spotlight on LDCs

October 03, 2018 - Deanna Ramsay

Information on new product requirements for LDCs – now direct to your inbox

ePing platform helping countries keep track of assorted requirements, transforming communication and comment

October 03, 2018 - Frans Lammersen, Aussama Bejraoui

What’s going on with Aid for Trade in the Least Developed Countries

Funding for aid for trade in LDCs is increasing – find out how much, from who, and where investments are going

August 10, 2018 - Aja Fatoumata C.M. Jallow-Tambajang, Yonov Frederick Agah

Don't shut trade down, make it truly inclusive

Why we must stand behind the rules-based global trading system now, more than ever

August 10, 2018 -

Video address of Director-General Roberto Azevêdo to participants of the EIF Global Forum

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo addresses welcome message to participants of Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

August 10, 2018 - Lisa Cornish

Using trade as a tool for development

Improving economic opportunities and prospects for the world’s least developed countries remains a key global challenge

August 06, 2018 -

Taking trade online

What do a mountainous landlocked country, a post-war African nation, and three small island developing states have in common?

July 31, 2018 - Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)

Outcome statement: The Global Forum on Inclusive Trade for LDCs

The Forum, which was held from 13 to 14 June 2018 at the World Trade Organization (WTO), fostered practical solutions, offered results-oriented theoretical discussions, presented on-the-ground successes, and supported an innovative call to ramp up actions on inclusive trade for LDCs

July 31, 2018 - Hang T.T. Tran, Deanna Ramsay

For wool creatives in Nepal, making all the right connections is key

Flock maintaining, brand strengthening, and market expanding: Nepal's pashmina producers are aiming high

July 23, 2018 -

Strengthening inclusive agribusiness for export growth

Inclusive and sustainable agribusiness value chains can provide one of the highest returns on investment in terms of growth, poverty reduction, pro-poor employment, and women's economic empowerment in LDCs.

June 20, 2018 - Craig Atkinson

An Internet of Rules for all: Can "Trade Policy 3.0" foster inclusive trade?

The distinctive character of trade policy 3.0 is that, in addition to “writing down the rules” of trade in natural language (trade policy 1.0) and use of “single window systems” that replicate paper-based delivery in the digital realm (trade policy 2.0), countries are able to publish computational rules to the Internet in a standard way