Workshop and lecture on geographical indication and benefit sharing
(Kohsaka FS)

Date & Hours: Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:15 - 12:00
Venue: Lecture Hall, RIHN( →Access)
Organizer: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Governance of Intellectual Properties: Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge in Terrestrial, Coastal and Marine Areas Principal Investigator (Kohsaka FS), RIHN
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Co-Organizer: Research and Social Implementation of Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction as Climate Change Adaptation in Shrinking Societies (YOSHIDA FR), RIHN
Language: English

Dr. Verina Ingram from Wageningen University will provide a lecture on geographical indication and benefit sharing, and a workshop will be held to exchange the ideas with her, researchers from RIHN, and project members of Kohsaka FS. Dr. Ingram is currently conducting the research on biodiversity conservation and benefit sharing schemes by using geographical indication system focusing on the Oku white honey in Cameroon.

*This workshop and lecture are held as a parts of the Tohoku University International Joint Graduate School for Disaster and Safety Science Pre-Seminar.

Contact: NAKADE, RIHN E-mail
(After 17 o'clock):
UCHIYAMA, Tohoku University Graduate School of Environmental Studies E-mail