Dimitra Awarded “Blockchain-based AgTech Solution Of The Year” By AgTech Breakthrough
Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in Agricultural & Food Technologies Around the Globe
August 18, 2023 — Dimitra has been selected as “Blockchain-based AgTech Solution Of The Year” in the 4th annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by AgTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global agricultural and food technology markets today.
Dimitra provides technology to farmers worldwide through the use of blockchain. The agricultural application system helps farmers use technology to increase productivity, improve yield, and reduce cost and risk.
Dimitra’s blockchain-based, “Connected Farmer” platform integrates satellite, AI, Machine Learning, IoT and more, while providing farmers with actionable data to make intelligent decisions and improve operations. Examples include implementing blockchain technology to automate regulatory and shipping documents, national and international food certification documents, as well as compliance documents, supporting the regulations and governance of the agro industry.
Dimitra also makes use of blockchain technology for reliable coffee traceability and through the entire supply chain process. The Dimitra system streamlines the whole supply chain, with tracking mechanisms from farm, to buying station and warehouses, through global transactions. The blockchain works to replace manual recordkeeping along the supply chain. Traceability enables downstream quality controls, and the ability to backtrack to upstream origin.
Dimitra has also built a Deforestation Certificate solution for farmers, traders, importers and consumer packaged goods companies to ensure every shipment is compliant and meets the regulatory requirements of the EU. The solution combines satellite analysis, GPS data, AI, blockchain, and mobile technology, allowing operators to detect deforestation, prove compliance, and reduce the risk of fraud.
Farmers and cooperatives can consolidate the information on their farms with all data written to an enterprise grade blockchain that provides transparency and takes advantage of blockchain’s security and immutable ledger.
“It all begins with the blockchain. We set out to develop the world’s first international agriculture network built on the blockchain. Thank you to AgTech Breakthrough for offering support to our mission of making advanced agtech available to small and medium-size farmers,” said Jon Trask, founder and CEO of Dimitra. “Agriculture feeds the global supply chain and we want to provide a solution from farm to plate. We will continue to expand on our platform’s capabilities and deliver more value to farmers and, by extension, their communities, regions, and countries.”
The mission of the annual AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is to conduct the industry’s most comprehensive analysis and evaluation of agricultural and food technology categories, including Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based agricultural technologies, farm management, indoor farming, food quality, data analytics and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 1,750 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.
“We’re thrilled to recognize Dimitra as ‘Blockchain-based AgTech Solution Of The Year.’ Supply chain automation using blockchain solutions, alone, is groundbreaking. Dimitra’s tech stack, which includes ML, AI, IoT, satellite, and drones, is having a worldwide impact on agriculture development,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director, AgTech Breakthrough. “Blockchain is crucial to agriculture because it levels the playing field for farmers while also aligning with the regional needs of farming. It allows farmers of all sizes to improve productivity with the power of data.”
Dimitra has gained a global reputation as a leader in AgTech solutions, partnering with national governments, farmer associations, NGOs, and development banks. By creating “Smart Farming” solutions, they have created actionable steps to enhance food security through sustainable agriculture while driving economic growth and development for local farmers and countries. It is part of their mission to “Think Local, Act Global,” a policy that brings unprecedented economic prosperity to small and medium-sized farmers — which in turn spurs growth in local communities, cities, and nations.
By focusing on supporting smallholder farmers with innovative technological solutions, Dimitra is addressing larger, seemingly impossible goals: ending world hunger, creating sustainable farming practices, fighting climate change, and growing national economies around the globe. With smallholder farmers representing nearly 570 million farms in the world and producing over 70% of the world’s produce, this bold step forward for Dimitra promises to have an impact on a global scale.
As they continue to grow our platform, Dimitra is being joined by some of the largest names in the AgTech space. They recently announced many new partnerships such as One Million Avocados, and Redmuch, allowing Dimitra to further develop the platform, increase user-adoption, and expand the utility of the Dimitra Ecosystem.
To learn more about the Dimitra Token as well as the Connected Farmer platform, visit www.dimitra.io.
About AgTech Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AgTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in agricultural & food technologies, services, companies and products around the world. The AgTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of AgTech companies and solutions in categories including farm management, indoor farming, IoT and robotics, FoodTech, analytics and more. For more information visit AgTechBreakthrough.com.