The economy of GIs oriGIn surveys’ series: Monitoring the major trends affecting, and the sentiment of, GIs worldwide

oriGIn is the global alliance of GI groups and institutions dedicated to:

  1. Campaigning for robust protection of GI in national laws and international treaties; and
  2. Promoting a model of managing value chains which is poised to respond to the emerging economic, social and environmental challenges.   

Starting in 2022, once a year, oriGIn will monitor the major trends affecting, and the sentiment of, GIs worldwide through a survey sent to the associations representing some of the 20 most relevant GIs in terms of turnover and export (the survey it is not limited to oriGIn’s members).  

The survey contains 10 questions which require no more than 10 minutes to be answered. No figures are to be provided (expect turn-over and export to give an idea of the overall impact of the 20 GIs sample), but only trends and expectations. Five core questions will be permanently part of the survey (1 to 5); the second group of five questions (6 to 10) will change depending on the international economic scenario.

This initiative has the objective to strengthen the common identity of GIs worldwide as well as support the voice of GIs advocacy campaigns vis-à-vis policymakers.

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