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May-15-2020

UNIDO works with Japan to increase investments in Africa

Last year was marked by growing Japanese private sector involvement in Africa, in particular at the Seventh Tokyo International…

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May-13-2020

Recordings from UNIDO’s Special Webinar Series now available

UNIDO’s special webinar series on Quality and Standards in the Fight against COVID-19 successfully concluded its first five events, where nine…

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May-13-2020

UNIDO to play a key role in harmonizing standards in response to COVID-19 across West Africa

As part of its contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Africa Competitiveness and Quality Infrastructure Project (WACQIP)…

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May-11-2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on e-commerce and its interplay with cybersecurity and privacy in the digital space

On 1 May 2020, webinar on the  “Value of Cyber Security and Privacy in Digital and E-commerce Space” was organized by UNIDO and the Consumer Unity…

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May-08-2020

UNIDO and GMIS unveil Fourth Industrial Revolution in Mexico

Last October, UNIDO collaborated with counterparts from the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Organising Committee to convene…

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May-07-2020

UNIDO supports the Colombian automotive industry in restarting production following the COVID-19 lockdown

On 24 March 2020, the Colombian Government ordered the temporary closure of non-essential companies, which included also many automotive parts…

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May-06-2020

COMFAR training in Zanzibar successfully conducted with local trainers following COVID-19 health and safety measures

The Zanzibar Small and Medium Industries Development Authority (SMIDA) and the Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (…

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May-05-2020

Bringing clean water and increased crop yields to Burani Village in Kenya

Recognizing the important role of water, since 2019 one of ITPO Germany’s partner companies, a Berlin based startup called Boreal Light Gmbh, ensures…

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May-04-2020

Resilience roadmap for three value chains in Ghana

UNIDO organized an online meeting of 3Value Chains Strategic Committees (VCSC) for fruits, cassava and cosmetic products. The meeting focused on the…

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Apr-30-2020

UNIDO and Norway to help SMEs mitigate negative economic impact of COVID-19

UNIDO and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) have unveiled a large-scale new programmatic framework, the Global Market Access…

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Apr-29-2020

Harnessing innovation in the global fight against COVID-19

The global response to the challenges and the adverse social, economic and financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic require innovative ideas and…

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Apr-28-2020

Using high-tech in the fight against COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 period, new technologies and products spring up in China, which have made unique contributions to the fight against the pandemic.…

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