The World Food Programme is exploring an Ethereum-based blockchain solution to track school meals for primary school students in Tunisia. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the Tunisian Ministry of Education and Devery, an open-source protocol for verification services built on the Ethereum blockchain, to track...
The Kenyan government may eventually try to move its land deed registry onto a blockchain-based platform, but it recently encountered resistance as it attempted to take the intermediate step of moving those records onto a non-blockchain digital platform. A team convened by the Kenyan government to explore potential applications of...
A governmental energy organization in Chile has launched a blockchain-based pilot for storing energy sector data. On April 5, Chile's National Energy Commission (often referred to by its Spanish acronym, CNE) announced the launch of a blockchain pilot project aimed at boosting the transparency, accuracy, and security of data relating...
BMW is participating in a blockchain trial that seeks to lay the groundwork for a cobalt supply chain that is free of child labor. The German luxury automobile company BMW is reportedly involved in a blockchain pilot project aimed at removing child labor from the supply chain that brings the...
A panel discussion during day 1 of Consensus 2018 focused on the potential ramifications – positive and negative – of placing automotive data on a blockchain. The most notable and anticipated advancement in automobile tech is, of course, self-driving cars. As driving goes out of style and our roads fill...
The South Korean customs service has partnered with logistics company the Korea Center to develop a blockchain platform designed to simplify the clearance of goods. In March of this year, ETHNews reported that the South Korea Customs Service (KCS) had revealed plans to use blockchain technology in order to prevent...
Work in the Netherlands could put blockchain and artificial intelligence technology at the forefront of the Dutch real estate industry. On Thursday, local tech news outlet Computable reported that the Dutch Land Registry, or Kadaster, is looking to incorporate blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) technology into the real estate industry. According...
On Tuesday, Carrefour announced the extension of its blockchain-based supply chain system, which is currently used to track free-range chickens from farm to table. By the end of 2018, the company will add provenance for a handful of other food products. On March 6, 2018, Carrefour – Europe's largest public...
DOVU and BMW created a pilot program to track mileage data and preserve the resale value of leased and fleet vehicles using cryptocurrency as an incentive for consumers. As soon as you drive a new car off the lot it loses a great deal of its value, and nobody knows...
Using an Ethereum-based platform, a number of banks, commercial entities, and shipping firms have successfully completed the first trade of an agricultural commodity conducted on a blockchain. ING, Société Générale, ABN AMRO, and several other participants have successfully traded a shipment of soybeans on their Ethereum-based Easy Trading Connect blockchain...