How Blockchain Could Help End Modern Day Slavery In Asia’s Exploitative Seafood Industry

(Source: Forbes) According to a recent Global Slavery Index report, seafood companies are failing to prevent forced labor and outright slavery in their supply chains. There are some 300,000 forced-laborers in the Thai fishing industry alone. Many of these people are migrant workers, mostly from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Provenance is an early adopter of blockchain technology in seafood supply chains. The London-based NGO has pioneered a system that traces pole and line-caught skipjack and yellowfin tuna in Indonesia, all the way from “catch-to-consumer.”  Read more report at

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