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Permissioned Blockchain-Based Agriculture Network in Rootnet Protocol

  • Amal C. SajiEmail author
  • Akshay Vijayan
  • Ann Jerin Sundar
  • L. Baby Syla
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1059)

Abstract

The agriculture sector has seen considerate changes in its framework and working methodologies since its inception. Current trend in supply chain management includes the interception of prejudiced middlemen taking advantage of the anonymity in relationships existing between the actual producers and ultimate consumers. This trend puts two main areas in the supply chain at risk, the profit factor of the cultivators and quality of the final product delivered to the consumers. This paper aims at enhancing the supply chain performance by incorporating blockchain technology to solve the aforementioned problems. It includes the creation of a blockchain network encompassing the producers and consumers, and an automated Distributed Digital Ledger mechanism that effectuates two-way product traceability. It will consequently reduce the gap between the market price and the farmer’s selling price to a great extent. The consumers on the other hand will receive better and healthier agro products that will eventually eradicate deadly ailments from the ecosystem.

Keywords

Blockchain Agriculture Supply chain management DHT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amal C. Saji
    • 1
    Email author
  • Akshay Vijayan
    • 1
  • Ann Jerin Sundar
    • 1
  • L. Baby Syla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ApplicationsCollege of Engineering TrivandrumTrivandrumIndia

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