FB pixel

Togo to reveal biometric civil ID project tender details

 

digital identity biometric registration

Togo’s National Identification Agency (ANID) is holding a webinar on April 2, 2021 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm (UT) to provide information on future tenders for its biometric civil registration project to potential partners and suppliers.

The Zoom webinar will include a presentation on Togo’s biometric identification project and its components, an overview of expected calls for tenders, and a question and answer session with ANID officials. Simultaneous French-English translation will be available.

Togo is planning to collect biometric and demographic information from all Togolese nationals and residents in order to issue them unique identification numbers (NIUs). The digital identities will be verifiable against a secure central database for public, private or social services, according to the government announcement.

The project is supported through WURI, the World Bank’s West Africa Unique Identification for Regional Integration and Inclusion project. The World Bank approved $273 million in funding for the project a year ago to enhance regional integration with ECOWAS by bringing Togo into the project, along with Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger. Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire are also part of the total $395 million-program.

Togo’s Minister of Digital Economy and Digital Transformation Cina Lawson announced a plan to roll out biometric ID cards in 2021 late last year.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News

 

UK school reprimanded by ICO for using facial recognition without DPIA

A school in Chelmsford, Essex, has been reprimanded by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for the unlawful implementation of facial…

 

Tech5 introduces flexible biometric template protection for its ABIS

Tech5 has developed biometric template protection technology that it says meets the criteria set out in the ISO/IEC 30136 standard….

 

Maza streamlines KYC with Regula biometric and document verification

Regula has integrated its document and biometric verification system into Maza Financial, a fintech company based in the United States,…

 

More ballparks to get biometric entry through MLB’s Go-Ahead Entry

Major League Baseball continues to grow its facial recognition entry program with biometrics from NEC. An article in Sports Business…

 

Inrupt enters growing digital wallet market with pitch from WWW inventor

Inrupt has launched a digital wallet, which comes with a notable endorsement from an internet pioneer. A press release says…

 

OIX calls on new UK government to accelerate digital ID rollout

The UK should work toward a digital wallet strategy, provide clarity on how ID will work across the public and…

Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

DIGITAL ID for ALL NEWS

Featured Company

ID for ALL FEATURE REPORTS

BIOMETRICS WHITE PAPERS

BIOMETRICS EVENTS

EXPLAINING BIOMETRICS