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UN meeting explores how to boost economies of landlocked developed countries
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
UN meeting explores how to boost economies of landlocked developed countries
Experts from Asia and Europe have gathered at a United Nations-backed meeting which opened today in Bangkok to discuss progress made in efforts to link landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) in the Asia-Pacific region to sea ports.Read Full Article ...
 
Poorest countries have yet to benefit from trade liberalization - UN official
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Tuesday, 22 April 2008
Poorest countries have yet to benefit from trade liberalization - UN official
Landlocked and least developed countries (LDCs) have been further marginalized as a result of trade liberalization, which has led to increased growth in many parts of the world, a senior United Nations official has said.Read Full Article ...
 
Trade and investment keys to spurring Africa's growth, says Ban Ki-moon
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Monday, 21 April 2008
Trade and investment keys to spurring Africa's growth, says Ban Ki-moon
Increased trade and investment, particularly in agriculture, are crucial if Africa is to achieve the kind of growth needed to meeting its development targets, ...
 
Real change for world's poor requires greater efforts by all, Migiro says
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Real change for world's poor requires greater efforts by all, Migiro says
With the global scorecard for reaching the bold pledges world leaders made to halve poverty and other social ills by 2015 showing mixed progress among countrie...
 
African economic growth still strong but development and aid lag: UN report
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
African economic growth still strong but development and aid lag: UN report
African economies are forecast to grow by an average of 6.2% in 2008 after a strong 2007, but the struggle against extreme poverty and international support fo...
 
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