Australian farmers are all too familiar with dry and erratic weather conditions affecting day-to-day business. Reports over the last 20 years demonstrate that these conditions will only worsen – with an increased climate estimated to have reduced yearly profits by 22%. The current bushfire season has had a disastrous impact on the agricultural industry. NASA […]
A UK tech company recently announced a blockchain ecosystem for farmers in Haiti, bringing clarity to the supply chain while bolstering sales. Agriledger, a blockchain outfit based in the United Kingdom, was responsible for building this new ecosystem. Their goal was ensuring that farmers receive adequate pay for their crops, a Feb 28 post from […]
A Center of Excellence in Blockchain Technology finds its new home in Bangalore, India. The Indian Union Minister, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad takes the opportunity to inaugurate it. It will facilitate several government departments in their blockchain work, leading to large scale deployment of blockchain applications. New “Centre of Excellence in Blockchain Technology” India’s Ministry […]
IBM Blockchain in collaboration with traceability platform Farm Connect is planning to bring a new app “Thank My Farmer” into the mainstream. As a result, consumers will have the power to track their morning joe from the store where they buy coffee beans to the farm where it was grown. The app uses IBM’s blockchain […]
The Indian state of Maharashtra will soon launch a regulatory sandbox to explore blockchain on various platforms. The Maharashtra government is planning to test the technology in supply chains, agricultural sector, vehicle registration, and documentation…
Microsoft files application suite based on blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Brazil. These applications will help to improve productivity in agriculture. The technology is going by the name of FarmBeats. It will make use of blockchain, drones. IoT, AI, and big data for efficiency. This application suite has already been used in the U.S., […]
HashCash has announced that the consulting firm is planning to implement blockchain to improve the situation of Kenyan farmers. The firm intends to track the lifecycle and productivity of the products in real time, curbing the issues faced due to inefficiencies of the present systems.