This course explores the value and benefits of establishing a geographical indicator (GI) for a product, with respect to both that product's consumers and producers. It examines the main elements which are involved in GI recognition,and presents participants with the different legal options that are available to protect GIs, both locally and internationally.
This course explores the value and benefits of establishing Geographical Indications (GIs) for local products with unique characteristics. It presents the main elements involved in GI recognition and introduces participants to the different legal options available to protect GIs. Finally, it touches upon the resources and investments needed to establish a GI, and showcases the roadmap and actions necessary to complete the GI recognition process.
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After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.
Lecture 1: Opportunities in Capturing the Value of Origin
Lecture 2: Conditions and Resources to Use GIs for Development
Lecture 3: Establishing a Roadmap for GI Recognition
Case Study Exercise