Strengthening the resilience of Food Systems: the role of Short Food Supply Chains

The new UNIDO publication titled “Short Food Supply Chains for promoting Local Food on Local Markets” gives an insight over the main typologies of…

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Bridging the Standardisation Gap

On May 15, UNIDO, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the European Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for…

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COVID-19 in Kenya: UNIDO raises awareness about food safety

UNIDO’s ‘Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)’, a European Union-funded initiative, has launched a food safety awareness campaign to sensitize…

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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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