The report blends a diagnostic assessment of the situation of Commodity Exchanges and WRS in 15 countries, drawn from across the African Continent, and builds on the learnings from it, a holistic strategy for support by the Bank and its partners to Africa’s comex and WRS sector through packages of policy, investment and capacity-building measure

A federal appeals court has found that the Obama administration did not follow proper procedures in 2014 when it banned importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe.

China has long been one of the world's biggest markets for ivory, but as of 2018 all trade in ivory and ivory products in the country is illegal.

Recent years have shown increased awareness that the use of the basic resources water, food, and energy are highly interconnected (referred to as a ‘nexus’). Spatial scales are an important but complicating factor in nexus analyses, and should receive more attention – especially in the policy-oriented literature. In this paper, we ‘unpack' the nexus concept, aiming to understand the differences between water, food and energy resources, especially in terms of spatial scales.

China is reducing the import tax on donkey skins for use in traditional medicine despite fears over a global reduction in the animal's population.

Road transport accounts for about one-fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions and these are growing rapidly, particularly in developing countries.

Increasing agricultural production is crucial to securing food and more foreign exchange through trade.

India, a country with high concentrations of poor and malnourished people, long promoted a cereal-centric diet composed of subsidized staple commodities such as rice and wheat to feed its population of more than a billion. Today, however, dietary patterns are changing.

A new study says that an EU ban on the trade in wild birds has helped reduce the global business by 90%.

The FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Statistics Yearbook contains all the most updated data on capture production, fleet and employment, aquaculture production, commodities, food balance sheets.

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