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Mar-17-2020

UNIDO support Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States

Responding to the growing demand for support to advance economic competitiveness through trade policy reforms in the Arab region, UNIDO department of…
Mar-16-2020

Unlocking the Potential of Industry 4.0 for Developing Countries

How can countries in Asia and the Pacific unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0? As new technologies are developing quickly, they do not diffuse…
Mar-11-2020

UNIDO workshop on Quality Infrastructure for 4IR, Cambodia

UNIDO organized successfully a training on Standards and Quality Infrastructure for Innovation in Kampong Thom, Cambodia from 25 to 27 February, 2020…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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!…
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…