What is it about?
GI registration contributes to the sharing of traditional knowledge as a form of cultural capital among small farmers.
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Why is it important?
Considering the role of the GI scheme as a catalyst, this research demonstrated that the relationships between changing agricultural landscapes and TEK are closely related to the local farmers' registration as a GI product. The GI registration process of Japan functioned as a catalyst for the knowledge-sharing process.
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This page is a summary of: Impact of Geographical Indication schemes on traditional knowledge in changing agricultural landscapes: An empirical analysis from Japan, Journal of Rural Studies, May 2019, Elsevier,
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