Panama: Three Marks for Development

Author:Leire Otaegi
Position:Freelance Journalist
Pages:14-19
SUMMARY

Harnessing the marketing potential of small-scale producers in developing and least developed countries (LDCs) is a key challenge in alleviating rural poverty and ensuring the viability and sustainability of small-scale production of agricultural and artisanal goods. A new series of articles will explore how WIPO is helping associations of small local farmers and producers in developing countries ... (see full summary)

 
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PA NA M A :
THREE MARKS
for development
For the Guna people, t he art of maki ng molas is their mos t
important for m of artistic e xpression. Molas a re also a major
source of income for Gu na familie s. ese elaborate clot h panels
intertw ine traditio nal culture w ith modern in uences.
By Leire Otaegi,
Freelance Journalist

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