“[…] Using innovative distributed ledger technologies including blockchain in the Agrifood sector is fundamental for Italy. This will help to improve the production, processing and distribution phases and achieve an aggregate turnover of around 300 billion euros (equal to 11.3 percent of GDP and 9 percent of exports) and damage work for over 3.2 million people (more […]
Blockchain to trace agricultural supply chains
“[…] Agriculture can have potentially massive impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services, including deforestation, use of harmful pesticides, soil degradation and fertiliser runoff. Efforts are being made to minimise these impacts, with many companies making commitments to be more sustainable, for example through certification schemes and zero-deforestation commitments. But how can a retailer be sure […]
How will Blockchain Agriculture revolutionize the Food Supply from farm to plate?
“[…] With 40% of the global workforce, agriculture sector presents 6.4% of the entire world’s economic production and its total worldwide production is $5,084,800 million. If you have ever visited a farm, you would have seen that farmers have complicated ecosystems with seasonal financing structures, careful timing and a lot of moving parts. After the food leaves the […]
NGO studies Nipa potential for Biofuel
“[…] “As long as we are able to produce fuel that can be used by our automotive sector, our transport systems, and if they can increase the percentage [of biofuel] from 10 percent to 30 percent, that will have an impact on their fuel cost. Mubarato na,” he added. He is also seeing a livelihood […]
“[…] The International Biochar Initiative, on its website, explains that large amounts of agricultural biomass are burned or left to decompose, releasing carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere. Using agricultural wastes to make biochar removes them in the pollution cycle. The carbonized rice hull, according to PhilRice, contains micronutrients such as phosphorous (P), potassium […]