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Reference implementation of Kava, a blockchain for cross-chain DeFi. Built using the cosmos-sdk.


The current recommended version of the software for mainnet is v0.12.1. The master branch of this repository often contains considerable development work since the last mainnet release and is not runnable on mainnet.


git checkout v0.12.1
make install


The scheduled mainnet upgrade to

took place on October 15th, 2020 at 14:00 UTC. The current version of Kava for
is v0.12.1.

The canonical genesis file can be found here

The canonical genesis file hash is

jq -S -c -M '' genesis.json | shasum -a 256
# 760cd37ab07d136e5cbb8795244683f0725f63f5c69ccf61626fe735f1ed9793


For further information on joining the testnet, head over to the testnet repo.


Kava protocol and client documentation can be found in the Kava docs.

If you have technical questions or concerns, ask a developer or community member in the Kava discord.


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