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ROME, 6 February 2019 – UNIDO ITPO Italy and the Future Food Institute today launched the third edition of the international award contest, "Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness”.

CAIRO, 18 February 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), under the framework of The Egyptian Cotton Project, launched the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) pilot in the country to support the Egyptian Cotton branding as part of a renewed drive to increase product sustainability, improve working conditions along the supply chain, and support cotton growers and relevant institutions in paving the way towards the pi

VIENNA, 15 February 2018 – Tackling the challenge of affordable and quality medicine worldwide – and especially in developing countries – was the focus of an interactive conference on 'The safety of pharmaceuticals', organized by UNIDO and Le Cercle (the francophone association of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna), with the support of the Group of Francophone Ambassadors in Vienna (GAF).
LONDON, 18 February, 2019 – Urgent action is needed to protect millions of men, women and children exposed to toxic levels of mercury through gold production every year, according to the backers of a new USD180 million programme to reform the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASGM) sector.
VIENNA, 14 February 2019 – UNIDO and WAIPA launched a 4-module e-learning course on “Impact Investing” on the Knowledge Hub of UNIDO’s Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation (TII).

BOGOTA, 12 February 2019 – To build on its socio-economic progress, Colombia needs to fast track its productive transformation, according to the OECD’s Production Transformation Policy Review (PTPR) of Colombia, released today at a presentation hosted by Colombia’s National Planning Department (DNP). 

DAR ES SALAAM, 08 February 2019 – A week-long training programme aimed at assisting Tanzanian investment promotion stakeholders in identifying and managing well-planned investment projects for industrial development and undertaking prudent investment decisions concluded today in Dar Es Salaam.

VIENNA, 8 February 2019 – UNIDO continues to promote a dynamic dialogue on women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, also through today’s promotional event titled “UNIDO as a global platform for the promotion of women’s economic empowerment – Initiatives in Europe and Central Asia”.
LIBREVILLE, 7 February 2018 – The closing ceremony of two projects focusing on industrial upgrading and quality infrastructure development in Central Africa was held from 6-7 February 2019 in Libreville, Gabon.
BRUSSELS, 5 February 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) actively contributed to the European Industry Days 2019, which recognizes the importance of industry in sustainable development and which focuses on industrial challenges, such as sustainability, digitalization, investment and globalization.