Ethical trade in natural products based on traditional knowledge
There are examples of sustainable, fair and ethical trade in products based on natural, biological resources and traditional knowledge.
Speaking from the heart: Empowering women to share business ideas
EIF has been working with hundreds of entrepreneurs for the past few years, to help them build and implement strategies for brand promotion, participate in regional and international trade fairs, improve in processing capabilities and value addition as well as provide support to cooperatives
Dragons' Den: Bright ideas for inclusive trade development in LDCs
Representatives from LDCs had the unique opportunity to pitch new investment opportunities that support inclusive trade to the experts, and received immediate feedback
Strategic partnership for trade development: The EIF and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Often, the Pacific seems very far. With these new partnerships, we are cutting the distance to ensure that trade-led development brings tangible benefits to the people in the Pacific, including women and youth.
Samoa's coconuts go global
“Coconuts are both culturally and economically important to Samoans,” says Alberta Vitale, Associate Director of Samoa’s Women in Business Development Incorporated (WIBDI).
Samoa takes important steps to becoming ecommerce ready
The Pacific Island nation of Samoa has made considerable progress in recent years in getting businesses and consumers online but still faces challenges before being fully ready to benefit from e-commerce, an UNCTAD and EIF assessment of the country says.