SWITZERLAND, Geneva. Natural, heritage products, if protected and marketed well, could become a bigger source of revenue for many Least Developed Countries. Many of these countries are dangerously dependent on commodity exports and must diversify their economies.
Mozambique goat meat is one of 13 products from the world’s poorest countries that have been backed by the United Nations to secure coveted Geographical Indication (GI) status. It comes from grass-fed livestock that also graze on baobab fruit during the dry season. This diet is the reason for the uniquely fruity and sweet flavor of the meat. UNCTAD has claimed a GI status could help to increase the price and support economy.