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World Bank competition seeking digital ID projects for the most vulnerable nears end

World Bank initiative ID4D next week will announce winners of a competition to solve digital ID inclusivity problems experienced by…

 

Madagascar gets $143M World Bank boost to improve its digital ID management system

The island African nation of Madagascar is set to ameliorate its digital identity management system as well as digitize some…

 

ID4Africa posts World Bank comparison of Privacy by Design practices for biometric national ID

The principles of Privacy by Design were outlined by Anne Cavoukian in 2011, but the way they are implemented in…

 

Grow digital ID system for emergency and reap long term rewards, World Bank says

The response of governments to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic highlight the importance of digital ID, according to…

 

World Bank accused of unknowingly funding China’s biometric surveillance in Xinjiang

Was China’s surveillance state built with World Bank loans? According to official procurement documents, China tried to use the World…

 

Nigeria to receive $433M from World Bank for biometric national ID registration

The World Bank is pouring $433 million (N1.5 trillion) in support into the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) of Nigeria’s…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric pay delays and World Bank support

Biometrics systems have moved far beyond centralized government schemes across Africa. This week we see the ramifications of smaller, localized…

 

Tonga digital identity plan granted $4.65M by World Bank

Tonga is set to receive a $4.65 million grant from the World Bank to improve the country’s capacity for digital…

 

Simprints wins World Bank ID4D Mission Billion Challenge with toolkit for registration consent

Simprints has won the World Bank’s ‘Mission Billion Challenge’ with an open source toolkit for enabling meaningful informed consent with…

 

NEXT Biometrics fingerprint readers selected for World Bank project in India

NEXT Biometrics announced today that it has been selected as the supplier of Aadhaar-certified fingerprint readers to the Maharashtra Department…

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