Dilani Hirimuthugodage Speaks on Benefits of Geographical Indications (GIs)

10 February 2022

Dilani Hirimuthugodage, Research Economist at IPS, made a presentation on the ‘Importance of the Geographical Indications (GI)’ at the first Kolonna Pepper GI Association, Annual General Meeting organised by the Ministry of State Minister of Development of Minor Crops Plantation and Export Promotion. During her presentation, Dilani highlighted the benefits of GI protection to farmers and other stakeholders and more specifically for Sri Lanka. Further, she discussed the importance of a GI association in the process of obtaining GI certification. The Additional Secretary and Directors of the State Ministry of Minor Crops and Export Promotion, Director General of Department of Export Development, officials of Export Development Board, officials of National Intellectual Property Office, several government officials and other stakeholders participated at this meeting.

Download Presentation HERE.