Blockchain lowers the barrier to entry by giving autonomy to data owners which allows them to ‘take their data with them,’ as they engage with other parties for whom their data may be useful. Contributors whose data has proven the most useful can be incentivised through tokens, which increase in value as the organisation grows.
As much as 90% of agricultural lands in Ghana are undocumented and unregistered. NGO Bitland is creating a record of land ownership. Providing citizens and farmers, as well as larger corporations, with a trusted certificate for validating their possession, should it be required in the event of a dispute.
The Dubai Future Foundation is a government think tank charged with imagining and creating the future of the city ten to 50 years ahead of schedule. The foundation was instrumental in the establishment of the Global Blockchain Council in 2016.