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UNDP and International Trade Centre launch the first Central Asia Trade Intelligence portal

The portal is an online intelligence tool aiming to enhance export potential and regional integration of Central Asian countries by providing users with essential trade related information.  


A foundation of justice for building Uzbekistan’s businesses

Uzbekistan is presenting itself as a strong and secure place to do business, both for national entrepreneurs and international investors. How it has arrived at this place is a story about where…  


From predatory bugs to future-proofing: 10 years of lessons on trade from Central Asia

The Aid for Trade project supported the creation of 4,000 new jobs and US$560 million in export contracts the past 4 years alone. After 10 years, we look at some lessons on trade in Central Asia.  


Pedigreed bees instead of imported ones

Beekeeping can be a sensitive business. Around the world, there has been a dramatic dying off of bees in large numbers, due to environmental and chemical factors. In the Sary-Be canyon of the Osh…  


Companies are producing more responsibly, more sustainably

The world is a riskier place to operate in. Populations are growing and feeding people is becoming trickier. Climate change is challenging our security and ability to make a living. Global markets…  


Researchers, policy-makers, businesses discuss responsible investment within Global South

The growing phenomenon of investment by developing country firms in other developing countries offers significant opportunities for human development and the achievement of the SDGs.  


Piecing together new opportunities

In Uzbekistan, a woman entrepreneur grows her textile business through creative thinking, good planning and support for her employees.  


Trade and Value Chains

Trade and productive capacities underpin the economic dimension of sustainable development and play central role in poverty reduction. Productive capacities and value chains play a major role in all…  


Trade and development agencies join forces to boost Central Asia’s capacity to export

Three international organizations launched a new trade intelligence training programme for Central Asia, to support the trade and export capacities of the businesses in this region. The programme…  


Companies are producing more responsibly, more sustainably

The world is a riskier place to operate in. Populations are growing and feeding people is becoming trickier. Climate change is challenging our security and ability to make a living. Global markets…  

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