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Reeling from the catastrophe of Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu rebuilds with an export strategy for its copra/coconut, cocoa and sandalwood products

UNCTAD and the Ministry of Trade, Industries, Cooperatives, and Ni-Vanuatu Business organized a 2nd National Stakeholder Workshop on Vanuatu’s National Green Export Review (NGER)) to develop recommendations and national action plans aimed at enhancing value-added and export capacity for copra/coconut, cocoa and sandalwood products in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on 6-7 August 2015. The meeting was held in the wake of Cyclone Pam which, in March 2015, virtually destroyed the Pacific island archipelago. Continue reading