May 2019 Highlights

By |2019-05-30T19:43:01+13:00May 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+13:00May 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 [...]

Our Launch

By |2019-02-13T20:51:45+13:00February 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+13:00February 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.

The September Update

By |2018-12-21T15:43:08+13:00October 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sea Land Processors (Fiji) Ltd Took Traceable Fresh Tuna Sashimi to The Seafood Expo Asia September started with Sea Land Processors (Fiji) Ltd (part of the Sea Quest/Sea Land Group Of Companies) displaying traceable fresh tuna sashimi at the Seafood Expo Asia, in Hong Kong, 4th-6th September. Representatives from Sea Land Processors (Fiji) Ltd were [...]

August – The start to the rest of the world.

By |2018-12-21T15:38:30+13:00September 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Observer trip onboard FV Seaquence

By |2018-12-21T11:54:19+13:00April 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

The Blue Economy and Traceability

By |2019-01-23T16:44:04+13:00February 19th, 2018|Tags: , |

What is the Blue Economy? According to the World Bank, Blue Economy is the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, and ocean ecosystem health. For a more bare-bones definition, the Blue Economy or Blue Growth as it is also known, can be thought of as any economic activity in [...]