Distinctive Values in African Exports
Scoping Study Report
A new study explores the potential for producers of distinctive products in sub-Saharan Africa to
employ IP business strategies to generate greater returns from exports to overseas markets.
IP Value Capture in the Caribbean
See our Caribbean booklet for products that are ready to return more income to the farmers,
producers and artisans of the Caribbean.
Shea Butter IP Value Capture
Uganda and South Sudan
Light Years is assisting the women shea butter producers of Northern Uganda and South Sudan to capture a higher
and more stable price for their distinctive product, through the use of innovative Intellectual Property strategies.
What's Your Coffee Worth?
Ethiopian Fine Coffee
Trademarking & Licensing Initiative
Ethiopian coffee producers have become owners of their
intellectual property in a ground-breaking initiative that enables
growers and sector workers to earn a greater share of the retail price
of their fine coffees.