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Sep 4

African Green Revolution Forum 2019 - Masterclass – Blockchain for smallholder agriculture: Hype or reality?

African Green Revolution Forum 2019 - Masterclass – Blockchain for smallholder agriculture: Hype or reality?

Event Overview

The masterclass is intended as a briefing to provide the audience with an overview of the following:

  • An idea of the breadth of applications in use which impact agriculture in Africa.
  • The potential positive and negative effects on smallholders.
  • Some of the initiatives being undertaken to ensure inclusive developments.
  • Highlight challenges, constraints and opportunities in blockchain applications for smallholder farmers.
  • Show possible ways forward to best apply and influence blockchain developments in Africa.

Host: Mr. Benito Eliasi, Capacity Development Advisor, Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU)

Moderator: Mr. Ken Lohento, Program Coordinator, ICT4Ag, CTA

Speakers:

  • Mr. Henk van Cann, Co-Founder, Blockchain Workspace. “Overview of the Reality of Blockchain and Applications in Agriculture”
  • Ms. Dorothy Rambim, Head of Department Computer Science Department, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kenya. “Potential from a Developer: Application in Dairy Chain”.
  • Mr. Bolaji Akinboro, Co-Founder/Director, Cellulant
  • Mr. Emmanuel Noah, CEO, BenBen
  • Director of Agriculture and Blockchain Technology, AB InBev

Moderators

Ken Lohento

Sr Programme Coordinator, ICT4Ag, CTA

Speakers

Moderators

Ken Lohento

Sr Programme Coordinator, ICT4Ag, CTA