You might have heard the term ‘blockchain’ thrown about. But what is it? How does it work? And what does it all mean for agriculture?
The technology world is going nuts about blockchain. It’s the technology which powers Bitcoin – the world’s most popular online currency. However blockchain is about more than online currency, and a whole industry has now emerged looking to apply it to everything from medical records to food traceability. Read more HERE
Financing Resilient Value Chains through Total Portfolio Activation
At a time when farmers, entrepreneurs, and companies are increasingly rising to the growing demand for more transparent,
organic, and locally sourced food, investors have a critical role to play in financing stronger links across local, regional, and
global agriculture value chains.
Positive money is a not-for-profit based in London that seeks to change the uk banking and monetary system to be (in their words) democratic and sustainable. There are some major differences between positive money and global 4c, and in this blogpost the major differences between the two initiatives are explained…… Read more HERE
Much of our day-to-day behaviour and cultural activity is structurally determined by our monetary and economic systems. Their redesign is a crucial enabler of the transition towards a regenerative culture. To transform our economic system(s) at every scale is an audacious salutogenic [health generating] design intervention, yet it is the only way we can effect changes deeply enough to avoid the collapse of civilization and further damage to ecosystems and the biosphere. Keep reading HERE
The world needs to move away from industrial agriculture to avoid ecological, social and human health crises, say scientists.A new approach to farming is needed to safeguard human health and avoid rising air and water pollution, high greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss, a group of 20 leading agronomists, health, nutrition and social scientists has concluded. Read the full article HERE