World Intellectual Property Organization

Eligibility

Local, not-for-profit academic and research institutions and national intellectual property offices in two groups of countries may register for access to resources made available through ARDI. The groups of countries are generally based on three factors: gross national income (GNI) per capita, Human Development Index (HDI) figures, and United Nations Least Developed Country (LDC) status.

For institutions based in Group A countries, access through ARDI is free. For institutions based in Group B countries, access through ARDI is available for 1000 US dollars per institution per calendar year (from January through December). Institutions based in Group B countries may benefit from a six-month free trial period.

Eligible countries1

Group A (free access)

Afghanistan
Angola
Bangladesh
Benin
Bhutan
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Côte d’Ivoire
Democratic People’s
Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gambia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Haiti
Honduras
Iraq
Kenya
Kiribati
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Papua New Guinea
Rwanda
Samoa
São Tomé and Príncipe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Tajikistan
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tokelau
Tuvalu
Uganda
United Republic of Tanzania
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Group B (low cost access)

Albania
Algeria
Armenia
Belize
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Cook Islands
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Fiji
Gabon
Georgia
Grenada
Guyana
Jamaica
Jordan
Kosovo
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Mongolia
Montenegro
Nauru
Niue
Palau
Paraguay
Peru
Republic of Moldova
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Seychelles
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Syrian Arab Republic
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
West Bank and Gaza Strip

 

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