China: New Guidance to Implement Blockchain in Agriculture Finance Sector

The Chinese government has issued official guidance on applying blockchain technology in the agriculture finance sector. The Chinese government has issued the “Guiding Opinions on Rural Service Revitalization of Financial Services,” according to an official announcement on Feb. 11. The new framework is part of a plan to improve the efficiency of financial services for […]

Continue Reading

Cargill Invests Digital Engineering to Develop Hyperledger Grid

Agricultural giant Cargill will invest its digital engineering resources to develop Hyperledger Grid. United States-based agricultural conglomerate Cargill has announced that it is investing digital engineering resources to develop Hyperledger Grid, according to an announcement on Jan. 25. Hyperledger Grid is a recently announced project from Hyperledger that aims to streamline supply chains by using […]

Continue Reading

AI Devs Behind Robot Sophia Partner with Blockchain Agricultural Data Firm

Decentralized AI company SingularityNET and blockchain-powered agricultural data firm Hara announce a partnership to improve farming in Indonesia. Decentralized Artificial Intelligence (AI) firm SingularityNET has announced a partnership with agriculture-focused blockchain startup Hara at the World Web Forum, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 21. Hara’s objective is reportedly to use blockchain […]

Continue Reading

Overstock’s Medici Ventures Acquires Stake in Agricultural Blockchain Firm

Medici Ventures now has a 10 percent stake in agricultural blockchain firm GrainChain, with the option to acquire an additional 10 percent. Medici Ventures, the blockchain venture arm of Overstock.com Inc., has purchased $2.5 million in equity in agricultural blockchain project GrainChain, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 4. Founded in 2003, […]

Continue Reading

Retail Giant Carrefour Launches Blockchain Food Tracking Platform for Poultry in Spain

Global retail giant Carrefour, which has recently joined IBM’s blockchain-based Food Trust, has deployed blockchain to track poultry in its Spanish shops. Retail giant Carrefour, headquartered in France and operating in more than 30 countries, is deploying a blockchain food tracking platform based on Hyperledger in its Spanish network, a press release states Tuesday, Nov. […]

Continue Reading