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Trade and Environment Review
The objective of this series is to enhance understanding of and promote dialogue on the development dimension of key trade and environment issues.
Each edition of the Trade and Environment Review comprises one or more lead articles on selected topics, commentaries on those articles by a range of experts, and an overview of UNCTAD technical cooperation activities in the area of trade, environment and development.
The pandemic has led to a surge in pollution from disposable products like plastic face masks and hand sanitizer bottles. Effective trade rules can help limit the spread of coronavirus waste.
Lisa Emberson, Stockholm Environment Institute Affiliated Researcher
Overdependence on oil has fuelled volatile and uneven growth. Coffee could help the country change course if it can revive production and add value to its beans.