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VIENNA, 12 September 2019 - World manufacturing production growth is expected to slow down in 2019 as a result of continued tensions over trade and tariff issues between the world’s two largest manufacturers - China and the United States.

OUAGADOUGOU, 12 September 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will implement a project to eliminate mercury and improve the gold supply chain in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector in Burkina Faso.

VIENNA, 11 September 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Romanian Agency for International Development (RoAid) expressed interest in developing a collaborative partnership to advance shared strategic priorities in the areas of sustainable economic growth and industrial development.

KASSALA, SUDAN, 28 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) facilitated the inaugural session of the Entrepreneurship Development Committee of Kassala, Sudan, which seeks to support local entrepreneurship.

JUBA, 11 September 2019 – As part of its efforts to develop South Sudan’s agro value chains, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized this week a training course on basic food hygiene for some 100 internally displace people.

VIENNA, 30 August 2019 – With the financial support of the European Union (EU), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will develop the fishery post-harvest value chain in Cambodia towards improved food safety systems, value addition and trade competitiveness for better market access as well as to create additional employment opportunities for youth, women and other vulnerable groups.

VIENNA, 3 - 4 September 2019 Organized jointly by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC), “BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 – Connecting Cities through the New Industrial Revolution” took place in Vienna from 3 to 4 September.

NEW DELHI, 3 September 2019 – On the sidelines of the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), hosted by the Government of India, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) convened for the United Nations Country Team in India a panel discussion on innovations in the Water Energy Food (WEF) nexus, with participation of UNCCD, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Solar Alliance (ISA) and select knowledge institutions and innovators

KAMPALA, September, 2019 The World Resources Institute (WRI),  in collaboration with the East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Efficiency (EACREEE), the Energy Sector GIS Working Group, the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and other partners launched the Energy Access Explorer.

Nairobi, 29 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) was selected to implement a EU-funded project ‘Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)’, which will boost Kenya’s agricultural exports regionally and internationally.