oriGIn is working with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) on the identification of sustainability priorities for GIs. The objective of oriGIn and the FAO is to provide guidelines for those GIs that wish to develop a sustainability policy.
In this context, an expert meeting was arranged in Geneva, Switzerland on May 4, 2017, with the participation of experts from the academic community in the field of GIs and sustainability assessment, interested GI producers and associations, government representatives.
For more information see:
- Why GI Sustainability Manifest matters? An introduction linked to FAO vision on GI as a tool for sustainable food system, Ms Emilie Vandecandelaere and Ms Catherine Teyssier, FAO
- Towards a Geographical Indication Sustainability Manifest Objectives, approach and key issues, Mr Massimo Vittori, oriGIn
- Towards a Geographical Indication Sustainability Manifest Objectives, approach and key issues – SAFA, Luis Fernando Samper and Felipe Arango, 4.0 Brands
- SMART and GI sustainability assessment, Jan Landert, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Fibl), Switzerland
- Methodological issues for GI sustainability assessment (Glamur, Strength2Food), Filippo Arfini, University of Parma and Valentina Pizzamiglio, Consorzio di Tutela del formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano, Italy