Dr Constantine Obura Bartel is the Senior Development Advisor in the office of the Executive Director of the International Trade Centre. He has undertaken research and training activities in trade and development including natural resources, environmental accounting, environmental indicators, technology, investment and SME development. He managed projects on environmental accounting and eco-efficiency indicators and reporting for the World Bank. He has also worked on trade negotiations in agriculture and trade and development. Earlier he worked for the economics unit of UNEP on economic instruments for environmental management and environmental impact assessment. Dr Bartel has consulted for the Governments of Finland, Canada and Costa Rica and has implemented projects for IFC, IUCN and UNSAID. He recently wrote the UNCTAD’s Technology and Innovation Report 2010.