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 →
I've been coming to the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) in Majuro since 2013 during my stint at FFA and it impresses me today, 6 years later, the progress that they've made.
Blog post on our TraSeable Farms concept which we pitched and won in the CTA's Pacific AgriHack Lab held in Tonga in 2018.
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).
So, my first post was well read and shared with a lot of encouragement to continue writing. Who would've thought, eh? Certainly not me. Over the last couple of days I've been reflecting on some of my first impressions when I started traveling the region for FFA on the fisheries data and information crusade about 5... Continue Reading →