FW: [Blockchain Event Sharing] Webinar on "Blockchain Methodologies for Projects" (13 July)

Marc Liberati

Dear All,


Wanted to share the below as it may be of interest to those in the social impact space regarding agri-food value chain.


Best regards,


From: Johanna @ UNIN <johanna@...>
Sent: Thursday, 8 July 2021 23:08
Subject: [Blockchain Event Sharing] Webinar on "Blockchain Methodologies for Projects" (13 July)


Dear All,


on behalf of our friends at FAO, we're pleased to share an invitation to their upcoming meeting on "Blockchain Methodologies for Projects" on Tuesday, 13th July at 8am EST / 2pm CET. The webinar will highlight methodologies to run blockchain projects for the agri-food value chain and share knowledge and experiences from UNIDO and UNECE.


Please see below for more info, click here to register and feel free to contact Erik if you have any questions.


All the best, 





Bundesfinanzministerium - Bundesregierung verabschiedet Blockchain-Strategie


Blockchain is at the core of digital innovation as it relies on AI, IoT and data standards. It is also of great plus value when applied in specific projects. The next blockchain update meeting will focus on these specific methodologies.  During this meeting, UNIDO and UNECE will present their valuable insights and experiences on this topic. UNIDO aims to support countries to enter the 4th industrial revolution and embrace digitalization by advising industries and governments on the benefits, readiness and feasibility of new technologies, with a focus on inclusiveness and sustainability. On their side, UNECE is implementing pilots to test its newly established traceability approach and standard in a blockchain environment, to assess the enabling role of advanced technology for transparency and due diligence in cotton and leather value chains The UN Innovation Network will also participate as special guests.

This webinar aims to:

  • Highlight methodologies to run blockchain projects for the agri-food value chain
  • Share (rare to find) knowledge and experiences from UNIDO and UNECE

The session will be recorded and made available through e-mail distribution to the participants or upon request.        

Find the detailed agenda here.  

  • Opening: Khalid Bomba, Chief Innovation Officer and Office for Innovation (OIN) Director, FAO 
  • UNECE presentation: ´Harnessing the Potential of Blockchain Technology for Due Diligence and Sustainability in Cotton Value Chains´, Maria Teresa Pisani, Economic Affairs Officer, Economic Cooperation and Trade division, UNECE 
  • UNIDO presentation: ´Blockchain for Value chains: A readiness assessment to ensure inclusiveness and sustainability´, Juan Pablo Davila, Industrial Development Officer, Department of Digitalization, Technology and Innovation, UNIDO 
  • Q&A: Erik van Ingen, Blockchain Data Specialist, Office for Innovation (OIN), FAO 
  • Closing remarks: Oxana Perminova, Plant Production and Protection (NSP) Officer, FAO 

For more information, please contact erik.vaningen@...