In the Pacific, adoption of seafood traceability technology faces hurdles at multiple stages of the supply chain. Records frequently start on paper, which can be lost or damaged. Internet coverage is often spotty. Tags with QR codes have to be durable in harsh ocean conditions. Customs and habits are hard to change. And by [...]
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 [...]
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.
The world is going digital, and that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Traditional industries such as agriculture and fisheries may be more resistant to change than others but these are the industries that stand to gain substantially from going digital – digitisation. […]
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 [...]
Having gone through the many small hurdles for registering a business in Fiji we’re very excited to be operational now! Our blog will be the best place to keep informed on what we’re doing and our insights on the industry and the technologies shaping it. […]