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doesn't export only copper. It's also a top producer of fruits and vegetables, and a good example of a country that has upgraded its workers' skills and moved up global agriculture value chains. But it didn't happen overnight, says Penny Bamber of at
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UNCTAD 3h
calls to intensify links between educating workers and market demands so that commodity dependent developing economies can grow local enterprises, upgrade jobs and trade higher value goods across borders.
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Eurodad 4h
boss Mukhisa Kituyi calls on the international community at UN to create a multilateral debt workout mechanism before the next debt crisis strikes. MICs similar at risk as LICs.
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Once an agricultural product leaves the farm, it moves into the realm of . Grasping this shift is key for countries to equip their workers with the skills needed to compete in global value chains, says Penny Bamber of at
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On Friday, Britain celebrated its first working day without coal power since the Industrial Revolution. Times are changing, and fossil fuel producers must adapt, says Tony Addison, Chief Economist at
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When looking at the industry’s impact on employment in , direct job creation is just the tip of the iceberg, since 70% of those in the industry work informally, says William Baah-Boateng from during
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While the contribution of to Ghana’s economic growth has been well recorded, it’s role in creating 50-60 thousand between 2004 and 2015 has received too little attention, says William Baah-Boateng from during
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ITC 11h
Today our talks at Global Commodities Forum about building skills for sustainable development
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ITC 11h
In looking at new approaches to value chain development, a key part will be addressing the commodity mentality through differentiation and generating more value, says
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The big job for UNCTAD is to help governments in developing countries understand how changes in technologies used in extractive industries like and will affect employment, said Tony Addison, Chief Economist at
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UNCTAD project assists , , and to add value to cotton by-products - to diversify economies, create jobs and increase farmers' incomes
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SkillsforEmployment 8h
Session 1: "Inter-ministerial coordination in Malawi was very weak. So we were thinking what would make the Min. of Trade work with Min. of Labour, or the Min. of Finance work with both. STED was the right tool", Benyani Munthali, Employers Consultation Assoc. Malawi.
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UNCTAD 8h
Countries hooked on exporting primary need to upskill their workers and add value 🍅➡️🥫
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grows oranges but we buy imported juice, since our businesses lack the equipment and skills needed to process the 3,000 or so oranges it takes to supply local markets, says Beyani Munthali of Malawi at Global Commodities Forum
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UNCTAD Apr 20
New blog on "Skills development in the mining sector: Making more strategic use of local content" by of / READ:
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UNCTAD Apr 20
How does anticipating the need for skills in selected sectors contribute to export growth, economic diversification and decent jobs? Con Gregg of explains.
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UNCTAD Apr 20
With more than 90 developing economies dependent on commodity exports, building the human skills needed to add value to raw materials and provide decent work are key objectives to be discussed at in 23–24 April.
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UNCTAD Apr 20
Check out the Programme Timetable for the Global Commodities Forum 2018 DOWNLOAD:
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UNCTAD Apr 21
Building skills is vital for the achievement of the , but remains a challenge for Commodity Dependent Developing Countries.
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Tony Addison 10h
Building skills in commodity exporters. One of the biggest issued in global development. kicks off today.
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