Dilani Hirimuthugodage Speaks on the Importance of a GI System for Sri Lanka

29 October 2021

Appearing on the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation’s live radio programme ‘Subharathi’, Dilani Hirimuthugodage, Research Economist, IPS spoke on the importance of a Geographical Indication (GI) system for Sri Lanka. She emphasised that such a system is needed especially for Sri Lanka’s agricultural products and handicrafts. Dilani elaborated on the ongoing UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s project on the establishment of GI System for ‘Kolonna Pepper’ and ‘Ceylon Golden Pineapple’ in which she is involved in as the National Value Chain Development, Traceability and Marketing Specialist.

Watch the discussion HERE.