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ADDIS ABABA, 14 November 2019 – Ethiopia, China and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have agreed today to further strengthen collaboration on improving the agricultural system in Ethiopia, in particular the livestock value chain development. This agreement will support Ethiopia in creating a modern and a highly productive agriculture system and promote trade.

CALI, COLOMBIA, 25 October 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) provided support to the National Export and Investment Promotion Agency (ProColombia) in mobilizing national manufacturers and foreign buyers for the 2019 National Business Networking and Matchmaking Event for the Mobility Industry, a key event for the promotion of Colombian exports in this sector.

NEW DELHI, INDIA, 14 November 2019 – United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized today roundtable dialogue on “Manufacturing for India@75” with InvestIndia and the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Government of India.

ARUSHA, 15 November- Over 200 participants from the worlds of policymaking, private enterprise, academia and civil society descended on the Headquarters of the East African Community (EAC) for the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Connect roadshow in Arusha, Tanzania, entitled “Advanced Manufacturing in East Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

DAKAR, SENEGAL, 14 November 2019 - More than 100 representatives of the private and public sector, donors, and vocational training centers met in Dakar this week for the 9th edition of the UNIDO’s Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) Annual Meeting. The 3-day workshop was conducted in partnership with LuxDev and the European Facility VET Toolbox.

VIENNA, 13 November 2019 - During a workshop organized by UNDP and OECD for the G20 Development Working Group on 21 and 22 October in New York, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched the report on the G20 Initiative “Supporting Industrialization in Africa and LDCs, Review of Progress”.

MANAMA, 13 November 2019 - Under the auspices of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, the 3rd World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum 2019 (WEIF 2019), which was held concurrently with the 18th Arab Annual Investors Summit from 11 to 13 November 20

ROAD TOWN, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (BVI), 8 November 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) organized a five-day workshop to improve the quality of investment projects presented by investment promotion agencies (IPAs) in the Caribbean to potential investors; it

LIMA, 30 October 2019 – The Government of Peru has decided to implement a national programme to boost the development of Science and Technology Parks (STPs) in the country, which will strengthen innovation ecosystems in several regions and, in accordance with their sectoral competitive advantages, the linkages with markets.

BISHKEK, 28 October     2019– The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) received the “Project of the Year” award for its activities related to “Linking the tourism industry to productive activities in the Issyk-Kul region of the Kyrgyz Republic”, which are funded by the Russian Federation.