This piece was written by TraSeable Founder, Kenneth Katafono, and 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 [...]
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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 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.
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 [...]
View on the Blockchain This tuna is recorded as a digital asset on the blockchain and you can view this record through Viant’s public interface to this record here Species Information Image source: Wiki Commons Species: Yellowfin tuna Binomial name: Thunnus albacares IUCN Conservation status: click for more on yellowfin tuna Catch Details FAO Fishing Area: W Pacific [...]
August was a pretty busy month for TraSeable. Apart from our usual efforts to transform and provide traceability solutions to stakeholders here in Fiji, we have begun work on another WWF-NZ project. If you missed out on our initial project with WWF-NZ and want to learn more here is the project report by our colleague [...]
Last month one of our team members – Steven Lee – went onboard the FV Seaquence for a 19 day trip from 12th–30th March to observe longline fishing firsthand and learn how integrate tagging into the crew’s operation. Here is a brief account of his trip: We departed the Muaiwalu Wharf around 2250 h after [...]