2 November 2020

Pitch to win USD $5,000 at AfricArena #FastTrackTech Africa Challenge

    The #FastTrackTech Project and AfricArena partner to grant best early stage tech startups from Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mali, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia a total...
    1 November 2020

    World Bank Replay: Closing the Digital Divide

    Digital technologies have become vital. In times of crisis, from natural disasters to pandemics, digital connectivity is what is keeping people, governments and businesses connected....
    30 October 2020

    UNCTAD – Changing the face of Uganda’s Startup Landscape: The Startup Uganda Story

      “To me the greatest success is the shift in human relations between us as members as we have slowly opened up to each other more,...
      28 October 2020

      Year-long leaps in months: Five takeaways from ITU Virtual Digital World 2020’s Ministerial Roundtables

        Despite being a formidable challenge, the global pandemic presents an enormous opportunity for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.   The invaluable role of...
        26 October 2020

        UNCDF – Innovate4Agriculture: Connecting start-ups and agri-businesses in Uganda to deliver digital solutions for smallholder farmers

          Digital innovation in agriculture, a sector that employs more than 70 percent of Uganda’s population, presents an opportunity for enhanced productivity, resilience- building, market access...
          23 October 2020

          WTO – Negotiations on e-commerce continue, eyeing a consolidated text by the end of the year

            WTO members participating in the negotiation of rules on e-commerce shared updates on the work done to streamline the negotiating text at a plenary meeting...
            21 October 2020

            ITC – New trade information website for business resilience

              Today Myantrade launches its new corporate website with upgraded functions and enriched contents. The new site is a critical information resource for small businesses interested in internationalizing,...
              20 October 2020

              UNECE mobilizes experts to explore how the platform economy could boost countries’ sustainable and circular transition

                Digital platforms have the potential to transform society fundamentally – creating new opportunities for economic growth and unlocking benefits in terms of poverty reduction on...
                20 October 2020

                UNCTAD – Myanmar shows great e-commerce promise in COVID-19 response

                  UNCTAD helps the southeast Asian nation develop a strategy to build on e-commerce growth in sectors such as food delivery, online retail and mobile payments....
                  19 October 2020

                  ITC – New report: Building bridges to new e-commerce markets

                    Creating a registered company abroad helps firms in developing countries to overcome common challenges, a new ITC report says.   Small firms in developing countries...