AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL
Discovery Projects

Discovery Projects

Intangible cultural heritage across borders: laws, structures and strategies in China and its ASEAN neighbours

Intangible cultural heritage across borders: laws, structures and strategies in China and its ASEAN neighbours

This project brings together usually separate discourses in UNESCO, WIPO and other international organisations about intangible cultural heritage.

Building an intellectual property system: the Indonesian experience

Building an intellectual property system: the Indonesian experience

This project will provide an independent assessment of the development of the Indonesian intellectual property system over the past thirty years.

Food security and the governance of local knowledge in India and Indonesia

Food security and the governance of local knowledge in India and Indonesia

795 million people are undernourished, and they mostly rely on small farmers for food. This interdisciplinary project aims to protect these farmers from the twin challenges of multinational agribusiness and climate change.