The Government of South Africa makes a second contribution to the WIPO Voluntary Fund for Accredited Indigenous and Local Communities (March 2011)

The Government of South Africa, in March 2011, responded positively to the fund-raising drive that was initiated by the WIPO Secretariat in December 2010 and made a contribution of 12,500 Swiss francs to the WIPO Voluntary Fund.  This marks the second contribution to the WIPO Voluntary Fund by the Government of South Africa.  The first contribution was made in August 2007.