Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Feasibility assessment: Leveraging market potential of the Kisii soapstone through innovation and intellectual property
Description: The project aims at supporting the Tabaka rural community by increasing the value of the Kisii soapstone through strategic use of the intellectual property system and a new business model that would generate a larger market share for the artists and increased returns for the community and the society. The Government of Kenya endorsed the project.
Type: Mission
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Africa
Date From: 09/12/2013 - 13/12/2013
Venue City: Nairobi & Kisii
Venue/Host Country: Kenya
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Total Number of Participants:  0

Owner / Requester

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


Organizer Name Organizer Type
Government of Kenya Institution
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO