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We’re in Bangkok this week

By |2019-02-11T02:36:59+00:00February 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We're in Bangkok this week to attend the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT) PartnerLab. The PartnerLab will include learning sessions on electronic catch documentation and traceability (eCDT). Coinciding with the PartnerLab is the Seafood and Fisheries Emerging Technology (SAFET) Conference. We are presenting our work with blockchain technology in Fiji's longline fisheries sector at SAFET.

Fiji’s Minister for Fisheries Launches TraSeable Solutions

By |2019-02-07T03:41:57+00:00February 4th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Minister for Fisheries, Mr Semi Koroilavesau recently officiated at the launching of Traseable Solutions, a Fijian traceability technology start-up founded by the Katafonos in October 2017. Speaking to the invited guests that were present to witness the launch, Mr Koroilavesau said that it is indeed a pleasure to see such a young, talented, and enterprising [...]

Pacific innovators win awards to scale-up their ICT tools for improving nutrition and value chain development

By |2019-01-27T09:57:12+00:00January 27th, 2019|

Three teams of ICT innovators from Fiji and the Solomon Islands were each awarded €5,000 Euros after being declared winners of the CTA/IFAD/Pacific 2018 Innov4AgPacific Agri-Hack Competition that was held in the Kingdom of Tonga. […]

Blockchain’s Movable Feast: How The Tech Is Changing Food Supply Chains – Forbes Online

By |2019-01-26T13:25:35+00:00January 8th, 2019|

The abstract world of blockchain gets a whole lot more accessible as soon as you start talking about food and Food Supply Chains. All of a sudden, dizzying concepts like consensus mechanisms, hash rates and cryptography melt away, and what you’re left with is a nice juicy steak, cooked medium-rare. There is no bitcoin, ethereum [...]

Pioneering Blockchain Technology in the Pacific

By |2019-01-26T14:47:43+00:00December 17th, 2018|Tags: |

TraSeable Solutions Pte Ltd was founded in Fiji in 2017 by my wife, Shaunalee and I based on what we perceived as a growing need in the fisheries sector that was not being met. We both had fisheries experience behind us – Shaunalee having worked for Samoa’s Fisheries division and myself with the Pacific Islands Forum [...]

Graduate Programmer (Projects)

By |2019-01-26T14:48:28+00:00November 21st, 2018|

Graduate Programmer (Projects) W e are looking for a Graduate Programmer who can commit at least 40 hours per week for the duration of a 3 month project with our team. Applicants must be familiar with: HTML and CSS Building dynamic database-driven web-based applications in PHP Database management system [...]

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By |2019-01-01T19:29:59+00:00November 6th, 2018|Tags: , |

YELLOWFIN TUNA LOIN Species Information Image Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Community Species: Yellowfin tuna Binomial name: Thunnus albacares IUCN Conservation Status:  click for more on Yellowfin tuna Catch Details FAO Fishing Area: W Pacific FAO71 EEZ: Fiji (Archipelagic and Territorial Waters) Trip Number: #18 Trip Dates: 22nd October 2018 - 5th November 2018 [...]

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By |2019-01-01T19:30:10+00:00November 6th, 2018|Tags: , |

YELLOWFIN TUNA LOIN Species Information Image Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Community Species: Yellowfin tuna Binomial name: Thunnus albacares IUCN Conservation Status:  click for more on Yellowfin tuna Catch Details FAO Fishing Area: W Pacific FAO71 EEZ: Fiji (Archipelagic and Territorial Waters) Trip Number: #18 Trip Dates: 22nd October 2018 - 5th November 2018 [...]