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May-06-2020

COMFAR training in Zanzibar successfully conducted with local trainers following COVID-19 health and safety measures

The Zanzibar Small and Medium Industries Development Authority (SMIDA) and the Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (…
May-05-2020

Bringing clean water and increased crop yields to Burani Village in Kenya

Recognizing the important role of water, since 2019 one of ITPO Germany’s partner companies, a Berlin based startup called Boreal Light Gmbh, ensures…
May-04-2020

Resilience roadmap for three value chains in Ghana

UNIDO organized an online meeting of 3Value Chains Strategic Committees (VCSC) for fruits, cassava and cosmetic products. The meeting focused on the…
Apr-30-2020

UNIDO and Norway to help SMEs mitigate negative economic impact of COVID-19

UNIDO and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) have unveiled a large-scale new programmatic framework, the Global Market Access…
Apr-29-2020

Harnessing innovation in the global fight against COVID-19

The global response to the challenges and the adverse social, economic and financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic require innovative ideas and…
Apr-28-2020

Using high-tech in the fight against COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 period, new technologies and products spring up in China, which have made unique contributions to the fight against the pandemic.…
Apr-27-2020

Standards play an important role in mitigating the effects of the coronavirus pandemic

As in many industrial sectors, the elaboration of standards and quality infrastructure is crucial for maintaining the highest quality of medical…
Apr-24-2020

Tajik textile enterprises diversify production to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

As of 14 April, with the authorities having taken drastic measures to help keep the coronavirus at bay, Tajikistan had no confirmed COVID-19 cases.…
Apr-24-2020

UNIDO Special Webinar Series: Upcoming Events

UNIDO’s Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation (TII) announces new events within its special series of webinars on “Quality and Standards in…
Apr-21-2020

Webinar discusses relevance of standards and testing in fighting COVID-19

The first ever virtual panel organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), entitled ‘Standards and Testing in the…
Apr-20-2020

Strengthening regional accreditation in Africa

The SADC Regional Laboratory Association (SRLA), which is a “Non Profit Company” (NPC) whose goal is to improve the reliability of testing and…
Apr-16-2020

Webinars on the UNIDO guidelines for re-activation of the Colombian auto industry

This webinar series introduce the UNIDO guidelines developed for the Colombian automotive industry to ensure that companies, which will restart…