Blockchain-enabled Digital Traceability

By |2019-10-09T13:36:07+12:00October 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

During September we participated in two important forums - the 7th Pacific Tuna Forum in Port Moresby, PNG and the inaugural Strike Two Summit in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We shared our experience in seafood traceability and how blockchain technology could be used to enhance traceability. There were several takeaways from these events: Despite the hype, blockchain [...]

Pacific Women and Tech

By |2019-07-18T10:57:38+12:00July 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Last month I was fortunate to be selected as a participant to Pacific Connect’s Network Dialogue in Brisbane on Pacific Women Entrepreneurs as Technology Influencers. It brought together more than 20 women from Australia and the Pacific for 2 days to discuss, share ideas, and identify opportunities for collaboration and ongoing engagement. Participants came [...]

May 2019 Highlights

By |2019-05-30T19:43:01+12:00May 31st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

The beginning of May was extremely exciting for TraSeable Solutions, we took part in the “Investment Readiness and Financial Inclusion” Workshop in Nadi hosted by CTA and PIFON on the 8th of May and then only a few days later on the 11th sent out a shipment of fully traceable tuna with Sea Quest [...]

Need for food traceability systems

By |2019-05-04T21:28:51+12:00May 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

A traceability system in a food supply chain is simply a system that allows for a product to be traced forwards and backwards. Traceability systems have been used in food supply chains for several years now, from versions that are paper-based to those that are completely electronic. Bosona & Gebresenbet (2013), identified: regulatory requirements, food [...]

Lessons from the SALT PartnerLab in Thailand

By |2019-02-24T17:07:30+12:00February 24th, 2019|

SALT PartnerLab Over a week ago we were in Bangkok to participate in the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT) PartnerLab. It was great to meet a fellow Pacific Islander from Kiribati at the PartnerLab!  Tebeio Tamton is a Senior Verification Officer from from Kiribati Fisheries Competent Authority.  Was also great to meet Mark Jones [...]

Our Launch

By |2019-02-13T20:51:45+12:00February 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

On February 1 we launched our company and products with the theme "Reimagining Pacific Islands Fisheries and Agriculture." Minister for Fisheries Honourable Semi Koroilavesau was the Chief Guest.  And the launch was attended by representatives from Government, the fishing industry, NGO's, and the private sector. This occasion marked 16 months of our journey as a start-up.  [...]

We’re in Bangkok this week

By |2019-03-13T10:13:19+12:00February 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 |2019-03-13T10:34:06+12:00February 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+12:00January 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. […]