New Loan Scheme Launched To Boost CDM Projects In LDCs

At the African Carbon Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week, a new loan scheme was launched aimed at helping to support Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in least developed countries (LDCs). Such projects help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions […]

Senior UN Official Concerned About Worsening Humanitarian Situation In Yemen

In the wake of a two-day visit, a senior United Nations official today raised concern about Yemen’s humanitarian situation, underscoring the need for strong commitment from the international community to support the millions of people there facing a worsening humanitarian […]

Trade And Development: Optimism And Reality

  Trade and development often tagged together as integral to each other’s sustenance received a renewed emphasis in Mr. Pascal Lamy’s words this week while he spoke at the discussion meetings organised by the local chamber bodies and Bangladesh Economic […]

Shift To Low-carbon Consumption Could Hurt Poorer Nations: Study

If consumers in wealthy countries shift their spending to help curb climate change, buying fewer goods and more services, the economies of lower-income nations could suffer, says a new study from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI). Researchers found that changing rich-nation […]

Bangladesh On Track To Achieve Middle-income Status By 2021

The Director General (DG) of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Pascal Lamy on Saturday in Dhaka said Bangladesh is “well on track” to achieve its development goals and become a middle-income country by 2021. “The government is well on track to […]