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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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