Dimitra 2023: Year in Review
Hello, everyone. I want to start by thanking each of our community members for their support over the past year. I’d also like to thank all of our exchange partners and extended network of partners. And finally, everything the company...
Dimitra Letter to the Community
Hi everyone, Jon here, CEO of Dimitra. I am reaching out to you, our community members, to provide an update on some of our current activities and to thank you for your loyalty and support since our launch on September...
GBA 2023 Annual Achievement Awards Social Impact Award Winner
Our CEO and Founder Jon Trask is the winner of the 2023 Government Blockchain Association Annual Achievement Award in the “Social Impact” Category! This award is an acknowledgment of what we are doing as a company, and what we have...
Empowering Ethiopian Coffee Farmers – Dimitra Capital Newspaper
Dimitra, a prominent AgTech enterprise system based on blockchain technology, is partnering closely with the Limu Inara Multipurpose Cooperatives Union in Ethiopia. This union consists of approximately 51,000 farmers and together they aim to enhance farmers’ livelihoods and revolutionize agricultural practices in the region. Through this partnership, Ethiopian coffee farmers affiliated with the Limu Inara Cooperative Union will have access...
Blockchain can make the cacao industry fair and sustainable: Here’s how
Chocolate is one of the most popular sweets in the world, having evolved from a luxury to a widely consumed product. According to the Center for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI), around 7.3 million tons of chocolate are consumed annually worldwide.
Increasing Transparency in Cocoa Production
Dimitra is working with Helvetas and Open Food Chain to increase transparency in cocoa production, ensuring the origin of deforestation-free products. Moreover, this effort aligns with European regulations prohibiting the importation of products associated with deforestation, including cocoa.
How a blockchain platform could help small-holder cocoa farmers become compliant with the EU’s deforestation laws
As many know, the cocoa industry is sometimes opaque and complex. Still, confessed chocolate-lover Jon Trask, who is also CEO of Dimitra, says his company's recently developed Blockchain Deforestation Platform could provide a solution to help farmers continue exporting their beans into the European Union – the world’s largest chocolate market.
Facilitating Accessibility and Empowering Smallholder Farmers in a Changing Regulatory Landscape
In recent years, the European Union (EU) has taken a significant stride in combating deforestation by imposing a ban on the sale of products from deforested areas within its borders, set to take effect on December 30, 2024. Europe stands as one of the largest consumers of commodities associated with deforestation, encompassing 50% of the world's coffee and 60% of...
Driving the Digital Transformation of Fruit Production in Roraima
Dimitra Incorporated, a leading blockchain-based enterprise system for AgTech driving productive, intelligent, and inclusive farming, is collaborating with ABRAFRUTAS and CERES. Together, they will develop a project with the State Government of Roraima, the Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Service (SEBRAE/RR), and the Federation of Agriculture and Livestock of Roraima (FAERR).
Dimitra: Pioneering Global Agriculture with Advanced Tech and Inclusive Finance
At Dimitra, we find ourselves in the middle of a technological intersection. On one side, we have blockchain technology. On the other, agricultural technology. At this crossroads, we’re forging ahead not just as a tech disruptor but as a narrative maker of hope and change. Our mission is to rewrite the story of smallholder farmers across the globe.