Opportunities and Publications
Learn about Sustainable Trades and Investment
The second edition of the E-learning Course on Climate-smart Trade and Investment for Sustainable Development, by UNCTAD, ESCAP & UNEP, is now available. It will be held virtually from 5-16 December with two live sessions, one at the beginning and one at the end of the course. More information here.
YALI Training for East Africa
Application call for residential Cohorts 49, 50, & 51 for YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is now open! Details: bit.ly/3i0wZ9a Deadline: 09 December 2022
The African Digital Divide – SAIIA Discussion Paper
Michelle Chivunga and I have had our 3rd paper published by SAIIA – a great read!
UNCTAD has launched “The Weekly Tradecast”
This new podcast explores how major economic events affect developing countries and the lives of billions of people around the globe nowcasts
The I-COM Data Storytelling Council “Emerging Issues in Data Storytelling”
I-COM explores the rules of data-driven storytelling that help everyone to tell more compelling, evidence-based stories for their organization using data and statistics. Commencing 2022, the Council is publishing an on-going series of two-pagers on “Emerging Issues in Data Storytelling”, highlighting key insights from Council discussions and authored by Council Members. Join the Data Storytelling Council
RetailX Growth Of Marketplaces Report
The report includes insights from brands already profiting from the use of marketplaces, as well as bespoke research on the marketplace sector and business benefits for growing retailers. Download the report
Has released a four-part podcast series on the African ecommerce and retail-tech space – how it works, what its dynamics are, and what is happening in the sector. https://disrupt-africa.com/2022/11/28/disrupt-africa-releases-4-part-podcast-series-digging-into-continents-e-commerce-sector/
AfCFTA Business Forum 2023
For your diary – 8-9 March 2023, AfCFTA Business Forum in Cape Town
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