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Aid for Trade projects related to South-South Cooperation

Examples of Aid for Trade (AfT) projects related to South-South cooperation are the projects “Supply-Side Needs” developed in selected Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The projects were prepared within the United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity with the participation of UNCTAD, UNIDO, the WTO and ITC. The projects constitute a comprehensive support to LDCs in the framework of the AfT initiative.

For more information: http://unctad.org/Sections/un_ceb/docs/ceb2010_03aid4trade_en.pdf

Another example is the “Aid for Trade Initiative for Arab States” carried out within the United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity with the participation of UNDP, UNCTAD, UNIDO, ILO and ITC.The project document was approved at the Arab Economic Summit of the League of Arab States in January 2013.

For more information see: Documents posted on:
http://unctad.org/en/Pages/TC/TC_United-Nations-Inter-Agency-Cluster.aspx