Trade Forum

The in-depth digital knowledge platform of the International Trade Centre explores export development and trade issues in developing and least developed countries. The contributions focus on trade promotion and export development as part of the International Trade Centre’s technical cooperation programme with developing countries and economies in transition.


25 May 2023

Trade Forum talked with Kemo Fatty, social justice and climate campaigner, global changemaker and Director of community-based organization Green-Up Gambia, about fighting for a greener, healthier and sustainable future for Africa.   The activist is also an Ambassador of the Pan African...

cooperatives Senegal agriculture
8 May 2023

Trade Forum spoke with Ousseynou Gaye, the President of agricultural Cooperative CASPR in Senegal, which focuses on agro-silvo-pastoralism. This combines pastoralism (extensive livestock husbandry on pastures) and agriculture in a partially wooded environment.   CASPR tells us about the...

Holland Greentech
Holland Greentech
17 Apr 2023

Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology, and business of plant cultivation. What does the sector look like in Africa? With agriculture being the backbone in many African economies, Holland Greentech’s mission is to invest sustainably in horticulture...

6 Apr 2023

As 2022 came to a close, ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot, became the fastest-growing app in history, reaching an estimated 123 million users less than three months after its launch. It is the most prominent specimen of AI-tools that generate content such as text, pictures, and software...

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30 Mar 2023

Trade Forum interviewed two African tech start-ups that attended the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 2023 through the support of the International Trade Centre and GSMA. The world’s biggest mobile event gathered more than 88,500 telecom operators, entrepreneurs, corporations, and...

15 Mar 2023

As we mark this year’s International Day of Forests, the International Trade Centre reflects on how best to promote the conservation and sustainable use of forests while protecting people living from and within them. We do so by looking at business practices that can halt deforestation and forest...

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