WWF NZ August 31, 2018
Seafood traceability is increasingly becoming a focal point to address the entry of illegally and unethically produced products into the supply chain. More and more, experts view full supply chain traceability and transparency as the only way to ensure against the continued entry of illegally or unethically produced seafood products into the seafood supply chain. Blockchain can be a significant part of the solution – providing the full transparency and traceability required to enable the market to reward responsible and ethical producers, and push those that are illegal and unethical out of the supply chain.
Wired May 22, 2018
Startups – and big companies like IBM and Walmart – are betting that blockchain technology will change how goods travel around the world.
The New Food Economy Apr 25, 2018
Sometime soon, American eaters may be able to purchase tuna labeled with a QR code that can be scanned to reveal when and where the fish was caught, and by whom. This new blockchain project aims to prove that a completely transparent, traceable seafood supply chain is possible, and can curb misdeeds on the high seas.
Forbes Feb 14, 2018
According to a recent Global Slavery Index report, seafood companies are failing to prevent forced labor and outright slavery in their supply chains.
The Conversation Jan 22, 2018
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Australia, Fiji and New Zealand, in partnership with US-based tech innovator ConsenSys, tech implementer TraSeable and tuna fishing and processing company Sea Quest Fiji Ltd, has just launched a pilot project in the Pacific Islands tuna industry that will use blockchain technology to track the journey of tuna from “bait to plate”.
Vice Jan 22, 2018
Thanks to the ultra-transparent and secure technology, consumers will know exactly where the fish in their sandwich comes from.
Pacific Island Tuna Industry Association Jan 21, 2018
In a significant development for global fisheries, blockchain technology is now being used to improve tuna traceability to help stop illegal and unsustainable fishing practices in the Pacific Islands tuna industry.
Radio NZ Jan 10, 2018
A Fiji company says new technology to make the tuna fishing industry more transparent could be difficult for some Pacific island states to implement.
WWF-Australia Jan 9, 2018
WWF and its partners have introduced revolutionary blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to help stamp out illegal fishing and human rights abuses.
Finacial Review Jan 7, 2018
The World Wildlife Fund in Australia, Fiji and New Zealand have joined forces to stamp out illegal fishing and slave labour in the tuna fishing industry using blockchain technology.