Positive Blockchain Magazine

Reading Time: 5 minutes Photo: Unsplash PositiveBlockchain: The Covid-19 pandemic has put the fragility of healthcare systems under public spotlight. According to the Africa CDC, over 1.4 million infection cases have been reported across the continent of Africa. Yet, global humanitarian relief bodies such as the IRC believe the true scale of the pandemic may be hidden because of […]

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Reading Time: 7 minutes PositiveBlockchain: The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed not only a health crisis, but also one that affects societies and econ­omies at their core. The United Nations Development Programme recently reported that the ongoing pandemic is “hitting hard on all of human development’s constitutive elements”, such as loss of income at a scale not seen since the […]

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Reading Time: 10 minutes Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!   — Marcus Garvey   Digital Sovereignty and Inequality   Can we agree that at the halfway point, it has been a fairly comprehensive and eventful year so far? With every month comes another potentially ominous sign reinforcing the status of the year 2020 […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Developments in the field of digitalisation have been given a further boost by the coronavirus pandemic. This is especially true for the control of supply chains and products that travel around the globe. The technology behind the Bitcoin currency is becoming increasingly valuable. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared war on the corona virus […]

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Reading Time: 8 minutes In the PositiveBlockchain changemaker series, we talk to insipiring agents of change and impact advocates, in the industry and beyond. Today, we talk to Karim Chabrak of Coinsence about his work in community building and decentralized value creation!   Karim is founder of coinsence.org, a decentral collaboration, value creation and exchange platform that enables communities […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes PositiveBlockchain has been invited in January 2020 by the think-tank European Partnership for the Environment (EPE) to present the ecosystem of blockchain for the SDGs and Climate Change at a recent workshop. We are happy to share the slides. (Read the full article on Medium)   180 million Euros. That’s about how much the EU has invested […]

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Over the coming weeks, PositiveBlockchain will launch a broad selection of interview series related to blockchain for social impact. This series will focus on the impact itself, and provide inspiration and insights on how to maximize, sustain and quantify the impact of our work. Let’s start with Iulian Circo, the co-founder of Proof of Impact. […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Our latest publication co-created by PositiveBlockchain.io and Scrypt focuses on Community Currencies in the era of blockchain and DLT. It explores the history of Community Currencies, gives an overview and an analysis of current projects in this area, and identifies best practices and limitations for the use of blockchain and DLT for trade facilitation and community development. […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Tender from GIZ Blockchain Lab to develop a blockchain-based decentralized coffee supply chain track & trace system   Our Partner GIZ Blockchain Lab would like to share this call for proposals with the PositiveBlockchain network:   “GIZ is looking for a tech provider to develop a blockchain-based application for supply chain traceability in Rwanda. Agricultural […]

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