ARISE+ IPR will host technical workshops on Geographical Indications (GIs) for GI producers in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand respectively from 23 to 27 September 2019.
These technical workshops will be organized in the regions which are famous and have most potentials for GI products. In specific, the workshops will be held respectively in Bali for Indonesian GI producers (on 23 September), in Sarawak region for Malaysian GI producers (on 25 September), and in Chiang Rai for Thai GI producers (on 27 September).
The workshop agenda are customized for participants in each region, with special focus on branding strategies, controlling and maintaining mechanisms, collective management organisations and book of specification, among others.
These workshops are organized within the second Annual Work Plan of the ARISE+ IPR project, aiming to build the capacity of GI and potential GI producers and associations in the ASEAN region in developing branding strategies and ensuring compliance with adequate control mechanisms. The end-in-view is to maximize the benefits from GI protection in the ASEAN.