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Alternative crops and ideas for the entire Western Cape

Taylor, S (2009), Alternative crops and ideas for the entire Western Cape, Presentation to the Department of Agriculture, Western Cape, Agribusiness and Climate Change conference June 17 – 18.   Introduction – Climate Change basics Globally climate change is accelerating (IPCC AR41) and African countries are being urged to start adapting now. Africa has been warned […]

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Collective action dynamics and product reputation

Bienabe, E; Kirsten JF and Bramley, C (2013). Collective action dynamics and product reputation. Chapter 3 in: Bramley, C; Bienabe, E and Kirsten JF (eds) (2013) Developing Geographical Indications in the South: The Southern African Experience. Springer, Dordrecht.   Abstract This chapter aims to analyse how the quality and reputation dimension is built and sustained […]

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Making the most of what we’ve got

Taylor, S (2008), Making the most of what we’ve got: The commercial beneficiation of indigenous plant species in arid areas, Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State. Abstract The paper will explore some of South Africa’s efforts to find new products, crops and industries from local biodiversity, to encourage the search for novel indigenous […]

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The economics of geographical indications

Bramley, C, Bienabe, E and Kirsten, JF (2009), The economics of geographical indications: Towards a conceptual framework for geographical indication research in developing countries. In: WIPO (ed). The economics of intellectual property: Suggestions for further research in developing countries and countries with economies in transition. WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation), Geneva.     INTRODUCTION Over […]

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