I co-authored the FAO's first study on the use of blockchain technology in seafood value chains.
This piece was first published by the International Center for Democratic Partnerships here - https://www.icdp.com.au/2019/11/25/blockchain-potential-in-the-pacific-islands/ Thinking of the Pacific often conjures up images of an idyllic tropical paradise with happy, smiling people in laid-back settings where time almost stands still. So, it may be surprising to some that the Pacific is the testing ground for... Continue Reading →
In June, through Pacific Connect I was fortunate to be able to facilitate a blockchain introduction workshop in Honiara, Solomon Islands, together with Tim Stasse from Ethitrade. This was the first workshop of its kind in the Solomon Islands. “Not only do Pacific Islanders have an opportunity to lead some World-first use cases in the... Continue Reading →
Over the next few blog posts I'll share my experiences with blockchain - it's been a crazy ride over the last year!
In July I took on a new consulting role with the Pacific Connect program which is an Australian DFAT-funded program being delivered by the International Centre for Democratic Partnerships (ICDP).
It was around 2am Fiji Time this past Tuesday when the ConsenSys Academy Developer Program 2018 officially started. I was awake and waiting patiently for the email that would provide all the necessary access. 2018 Developer Program My scholarship application into the program was accepted after I applied and then completed an online test which... Continue Reading →
Those words got me started in blockchain. [For the uninitiated, if you have 9:56 min to spare here's a pretty good video on blockchain - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3psxs3gyf8%5D Now I'm in Bonn, Germany to participate in Hack4Climate (www.hack4climate.org) which is a hackathon geared towards solving climate-related problems using blockchain tech. Wait. What's a hackathon? Good question! Never... Continue Reading →