Geographical Indications (GIs) as Tools for Agricultural Knowledge Governance in Selected East and Southern African Countries
LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg
This thematic report looks at geographical indications (GIs) as tools of knowledge governance in agricultural development in selected Eastern and Southern African countries. The author identifies features of GI law in these countries, and concludes that properly-crafted GIs can serve as tools for support of production and marketing of a wide variety of African agricultural resources.
intellectual property (IP); geographical indications (GIs); traditional knowledge (TK), agricultural production
Dagne, T. (2016). Geographical indications (GIs) as tools for agricultural knowledge governance in selected East and Southern African countries. The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), 191 143-152. https://doi.org/10.23962/10539/21582