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VIENNA, 11 December 2019 – UNIDO and Enactus are collaborating on chemical leasing and performance-based business models and projects.
WASHINGTON D.C, 19 December 2019 – The 57th Council Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) gathered environmental ministers and senior officials from the GEF’s 183 member countries.
HAIFA, 19 December 2019 - In developing countries, barely 30 per cent of agricultural production undergoes industrial processing. In high-income countries, 98 per cent is processed. This suggests that there are great opportunities for developing countries in agribusiness.
MADRID, 11 December 2019 - The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) taking place from 2-15 December, has gathered the nations of the world to agree on how to implement the Paris Agreement, set to start on 1 January 2020. As the United Nation’s specialized agency promoting industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability, UNIDO is playing an important role in helping to meet the 2°C threshold of the Paris Agreement by working closely with its partners and Member States.
VIENNA, 16 December 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published a new edition of the Agro-Industry Investment Opportunities Directory: Ethiopia.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 16 December 2019 – During the World Youth Forum (WYF), LI Yong, the Director General of UNIDO, met with H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to discuss the UNIDO flagship project in Egypt, the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP).

FERRARA, 13 December 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has introduced policymakers from Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco to the different phases of the circular economy from engineering, economics and law perspectives.

JUBA, 11 December 2019 - UNIDO is training women and young internally displaced persons in the field of agro-processing entrepreneurship. The project, “Enhancing social stabilization and cohesion through agro value chain development” in South Sudan, which is financed by the Government of Japan, is being implemented together with the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Eastern African Community Affairs.
COPENHAGEN, 2 December 2019  - Demand for the services of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) reached a record high in 2019. The CTCN reported that requests for technology assistance submitted by developing countries increased 240% over the last 12-month period.
PRETORIA, 11 December - Around 200 participants attended Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Connect Southern Africa, a regional discussion forum with the theme: “Advancing industrialization in Southern Africa: think globally, act locally- the impact of digital industrial transformation in Southern Africa”.