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Blockchain

9 ways new technologies can help smallholder farmers 30/10/2019

Only 6 percent of smallholder farmers has access to a bank account, while over 30 percent of people in sub-Saharan Africa has access to a smartphone. At Fairfood we identified 9 ways in which new technologies such as blockchain and internet of things can help smallholder farmers.

 

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Report: the potential of blockchain for agri-food 29/05/2019

For almost three years, Fairfood has been involved in the development of blockchain technology (BCT) for the agri-food sector. Obviously we’re not the only one. Together with Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, we explored where the technology stands right now and what the potential is for the agri-food sector in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The results are bundled in the report that can be downloaded below.

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Verstegen: nutmeg on blockchain 04/12/2018

Verstegen Spices & Sauces products are sourced worldwide. The family business asked Fairfood to trace the supply chain of Indonesian nutmeg from tree to plate, using blockchain. This verified two claims made by Verstegen to their customers: good price, good quality.

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Human rights

9 ways new technologies can help smallholder farmers 30/10/2019

Only 6 percent of smallholder farmers has access to a bank account, while over 30 percent of people in sub-Saharan Africa has access to a smartphone. At Fairfood we identified 9 ways in which new technologies such as blockchain and internet of things can help smallholder farmers.

 

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