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Mar-10-2020

Gender equality in the context of the fourth industrial revolution

International Women’s Day on 8 March every year is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and…

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Mar-04-2020

Global Quality and Standards Programme active in 11 countries worldwide

The Global Quality and Standards Programme (GQSP) is an innovative programme that helps small producers to enhance the quality of their products,…

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Mar-02-2020

Developing the pharmaceutical industry in West Africa

Since early 2017 UNIDO has been collaborating with the West African Health Organization (WAHO) to support the upgrading of the pharmaceutical…

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Feb-28-2020

Nature-like and Convergent Technologies as drivers for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The twenty-first century has presented mankind with a number of major challenges that threaten the sustainable development of civilization. In order…

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Feb-26-2020

Strategic Action Plan for Sustainable Bush Value Chains in Namibia

Bush encroachment is a serious problem in Namibia, it hampers agricultural productivity and therewith threatens the livelihood of the local…

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Feb-24-2020

Increased Competitiveness through the application of Lean Management at Shop Floor Level

What do SMEs in emerging economies, and countries in transition have to do in order to compete in a global marketplace? They have to significantly…

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Feb-17-2020

Ensuring Industrial Safety The Role of Government, Regulations, Standards and New Technologies

Industrial processes are exposed to dangers such as natural hazards, political instability (sabotage), and cyber-attacks. These can cause massive…

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Feb-11-2020

WACOMP Ghana official website and first newsletter released!

The official website of the West Africa Competitiveness Programme Ghana (WACOMP Ghana) as well as its first newsletter edition have been released!…

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Jan-23-2020

National Contest of Local Food Products to promote quality and market access

Typical food products or “terroir products” are deeply rooted in their territory of origin, which is granting them unique characteristics. Over the…

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Jan-21-2020

Rebooting Quality Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future

UNIDO launched a new publication entitled, “Rebooting Quality Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future”. The publication conveys a call for action for…

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Jan-08-2020

New Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia’s Agro-Industry

UNIDO has published a new edition of the Agro-Industry Investment Opportunities Directory: Ethiopia. It features summaries of 126 investment…

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Dec-20-2019

Agro-processing and entrepreneurship development for women and youth in South Sudan

UNIDO is providing training in the field of agro-processing, food safety and entrepreneurship development to women and young internally displaced…

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