E-Agriculture in Action: Blockchain for Agriculture

Opportunities and Challenges

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This publication aims to demystify the technology, provide some thoughts on the opportunities and challenges in implementing blockchain-based systems, as well as document some case studies on the use of blockchain for agriculture.



Building blocks: using blockchain for cash-based transfers

In recent years, local economic development and market growth have spurred a shift in the way governments, United Nations agencies and NGOs deliver humanitarian assistance. The World Food Programme (WFP) has recognized that in many contexts, populations can be better served through markets, rather than traditional in-kind food assistance. To enable this shift, WFP’s food assistance portfolio has become more diverse.


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