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Haiti – Agriculture : Towards the use of Blockchain technology in agribusiness –

the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MCI) intends to boost the agribusiness in the country, using Blockchain technology to provide an innovative solution to the actors of the agricultural chain. Mango, avocado and pineapple from the departments of Artibonite, Center, Nippes and NorthEast are the sectors identified for this first pilot phase of the project. AgriLedger is the firm that...

India’s Coffee Board unveils blockchain based marketplace

Yesterday India’s Ministry of Commerce & Industry announced the launch of a blockchain based marketplace app for coffee trading. This pilot project aims to provide coffee farmers with a fair price and increase traceability and transparency of the product. The Coffee Board of India developed the app with digital commodity platform Eka Plus.... An excerpt from Ledger Insights

U.S. National Pork Board has partnered with Blockchain startup to test out a Blockchain platform for pork supply chains

The United States National Pork Board has partnered with blockchain startup to test out a blockchain platform for pork supply chains, according to a press release published on March 18.... An excerpt from Moon Catcher

Colorado considers blockchain for agricultural supply chain

The bipartisan House Bill 1247, filed last Friday, calls for the Colorado Department of Agriculture to form an advisory group studying how a blockchain could be used to monitor farm conditions, planting cycles, crop estimates and transportation of livestock, corn, wheat and the state’s other products. The bill’s text suggests that a distributed ledger could be used for several...

From Farm to plate — Blockchain technology in Agriculture supply chain

The technology offers ‘trust’ which has been missing in the Agriculture supply chain since its very inception. 1. Increased Traceability in Agriculture supply chain  2. Ensuring Food safety and security with Blockchain technology in the Agriculture supply chain  3. Supporting Small-scale farmers and cooperatives  4. Transforming transactions in Agriculture supply chain... An excerpt fromTokenAsia

Carbon market for ag set to debut in 2022

"The idea is to create opportunities for growers to participate in a voluntary carbon market where they would be rewarded for adopting conservation practices such as no-till farming and planting cover crops. Companies involved in the ESMC include ADM, Bunge, Cargill, General Mills, Indigo Agriculture, Mars and McDonald’s USA. Noble, the Soil Health Institute and The Nature Conservancy also are...

Malaysian State to Launch Blockchain Solution to Track Agricultural Products, Says Official

The Malaysian state of Penang is considering the use of blockchain technology in food and agricultural products supply chains, local English-language newspaper The Star reports on March 1.... An excerpt from Cointelegraph

French President Calls on Europe to Use Blockchain to Innovate the Agriculture Industry

“Let’s do this in Europe, the avant-garde of agricultural technology, by developing tools that will track every product from raw material production to packaging and processing. The innovation is there and it must be used in the agricultural world, it must be fully used because it is at the service of shared excellence and it will serve the consumer.”... An...

China: New Guidance to Implement Blockchain in Agriculture Finance Sector

The Chinese government has issued the “Guiding Opinions on Rural Service Revitalization of Financial Services,” according to an official announcement on Feb. 11. The new framework is part of a plan to improve the efficiency of financial services for the country’s rural revitalization program.... An excerpt from Cointelegraph