What if smallholder farmers could use their produce and livestock to pay for goods and services? TED Fellow and alternative currency enthusiast FarielSalahuddin is working to make this a reality in places including rural Pakistan, where basic necessities like water and electricity are often expensive or inaccessible. She explores how the way we exchange value has evolved over time - from bartering to blockchain - and shares a new perspective on currency that promotes self-reliance for farmers and creates a more inclusive economy.
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