Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Study visit to Bamako, for Officials and Researchers from Burundi and Madagascar
Description: By its letters dated September 15, 2011 and February 9, 2012 (copy attached), the Government of Burundi requested the assistance of the World Intellectual property Organization (WIPO) for training the following officials: Ms. Jocelyne Miburo, Head, and Ms. Nadine Muhimpundu, Advisor, National Service for Promotion of Traditional Medicine, Ms. Abbé Léopold Mvukiye, founder of the Traditional Medicine Centre of Buta, and Mr. Innocent Nahigombeye, Researcher at Action de lutte contre la malaria (ALUMA-Burundi) with a view to enhancing traditional knowledge (TK) management in the country. The request stems from recommendations formulated by WIPO experts in the Needs Assessment Report which called for developing the country’s capacity to make effective use of intellectual property (IP).
Type: Visit
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Africa
Date From: 08/10/2012 - 12/10/2012
Venue City: Bamako
Venue/Host Country: Mali
Activity held in Language: French

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burundi 4
Madagascar 2
Total Number of Participants:  6

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
National Department of Traditional Medicine of Mali Institution