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UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 calls for legal identity for all by 2030. Read Biometric Update news and in-depth features about digital identity projects in developing countries.

 

UIDAI mulls Aadhaar biometrics from age three, smartphone as authenticator

India’s government is considering changes to the Aadhaar system, including reducing the age of biometrics collection from five to three…

 

Nigeria targets 200M for digital ID coverage while sectoral schemes expand

The Director General of Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, says plans by the country to reach all…

 

India pols, privacy advocates bicker over face biometrics legality

An argument in rural India over government use of facial recognition shows no sign of resolution. If anything, the battle…

 

Controversial Indian health records reach 140M registrations, 96 percent linked to Aadhaar

The controversial scheme to give everyone an India a Unique Health ID (UHID) has continued apace with 140 million people…

 

Solution providers battle for space as Africa’s biometrics market grows

The growing trend of African governments awarding contracts for the manufacturing of biometric credentials and building databases is attracting fresh…

 

Grabba brings mobile biometric solutions to World Humanitarian Forum

Mobile biometric data collection technology provider Grabba has joined the World Humanitarian Forum (WHF) as a Tech 4 Good partner….

 

Yoti discusses digital identity use to monitor food and cash rations

Yoti has published the first of six articles looking at the use of digital identities in different humanitarian settings. Specifically,…

 

Researchers, advocates make case for more inclusive digital ID systems in ID4Africa Livecast

Researchers on digital ID-related issues as well as digital rights advocates and civil society campaigners have deplored existing gaps that…

 

Nigeria to try again on data protection regulation, India seeks further consultation

Moves to put Data Protection Regulation (DPR) in place in Nigeria, China, and India have seen different developments this week….

 

NIMC says new digital identity verification channels can solve Nigerian passport backlog

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has called on the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to use alternative digital ID verification…

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