Women and Trade

March 08, 2018 -

Taking female-led businesses from local to global

Women and Trade

International Women's Day discussion highlights the need for entrepreneurship and markets, and what comes next The flashing images show women from across the world at work – in fields and offices, on boats and streets, at home and abroad.

February 18, 2018 -

Samoa's coconuts go global

Women and Trade

“Coconuts are both culturally and economically important to Samoans,” says Alberta Vitale, Associate Director of Samoa’s Women in Business Development Incorporated (WIBDI).

November 26, 2017 - Annette Mutaawe Ssemuwemba

Women at the helm of Senegal’s burgeoning mango industry

Women and Trade

Aminata Dominique Diouf was seven years old when her father bought a small farm 15 minutes from the Senegal-Gambia border.

November 21, 2017 -

EIF impact on women in the Least Developed Countries

Women and Trade

Executive Director of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Ratnakar Adhikari discusses the impact EIF has on the lives and livelihoods of women in Least Developed Countries (LCDs).   [quote]

December 21, 2016 -

Cambodia: Trade and promoting equal gender opportunities and empowering women and girls

Women and Trade

Rin keeps the spinning loom going at a steady pace, expertly adjusting the thread, her blue and gold patterned skirt gathered under her stool, and looks around contentedly. There are the mulberry plots and cocoons in storage. It looks different from when her grandparents started.

March 06, 2014 -

Improved trade policies in fish sectors could address gender inequalities

Women and Trade

New UNCTAD-EIF study of the fisheries sector in The Gambia shows trade policies have to be inclusive if they are to reduce poverty.