New UNCTAD study

20 September 2012

A new UNCTAD study sheds further light on the role of commodities in the economic growth and development of the 48 countries designated by the United Nations as least developed countries (LDCs). The study titled: "Enabling the Graduation of LDCs: Enhancing the Role of Commodities and Improving Agricultural Productivity" is the product of an ICO/CFC project (total cost: US$532,250) designed to track the impact of the recent multiple crises (financial and economic crises, including, fuel and food) on the commodities sector of the least developed countries and the challenges of ensuring food security in these countries.
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