September 9th, 2022
A new documentary created by the Trade, Development and Environment Hub (TRADE Hub), led by UNEP-WCMC, gives perspectives from Cameroonian farmers about the increasing global demand for sustainably produced agricultural commodities, as Western governments look … Read More
Researchers from the TRADE Hub have spent over two years exploring the various policies and instruments that have potential to increase the level of sustainability of the soybean supply chain in Brazil: home to the world’s greatest production and export … Read More
The TRADE Hub hosted a two-day meeting, on 20th and 21st April, to discuss sustainability in commodity supply chains. With idea exchange and collaboration between a broad range of relevant stakeholders, from researchers to representatives of private sector … Read More
There is a growing demand for the corporate and financial sectors to address their relationship with nature. Recent years have seen improved understanding of the economic value at risk from the loss of biodiversity and ecosystems services, which has led … Read More
What is the responsibility of supply chain actors in addressing production level impacts?
As attention grows on the negative impacts of unsustainable production (See Discussion Paper 1), responsibility is placed on all supply chains actors – producers, traders, retailers, … Read More
On 15 December 2021, in a historic first, members the World Trade Organization (WTO) launched three high-level ministerial statements recognizing the nexus of international trade and trade policy and the environment. The ministerial statements call for the global trade body … Read More
A woman holding coffee beans in her palms. We have teams working on coffee in Tanzania and Indonesia.
Gender inequality is unsustainable. Women make up a greater number of people living in poverty, with those in poverty disproportionately and negatively … Read More
The TRADE Hub research team is using expertise from a range of social and environmental sciences to better understand the COVID-Trade-Policy nexus. The team have conducted COVID-focused research on wildlife and the wildmeat trade which has had impact on how … Read More
This Thursday, on January 20 from 13:00 – 17:00 WIB (6 – 10am GMT), the TRADE Hub’s Indonesia team will be presenting their research on sustainable trade in palm oil, coffee and songbirds in Indonesia.
The webinar will relate back … Read More
A major goal of the TRADE Hub is to help countries manage, share, and apply their research, thus strengthening their impact capacity. A central tenant of the TRADE Hub capacity building programme is that it is co-designed and equitable. Therefore, … Read More