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Biometric Update regularly writes posts about financial inclusion. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to financial inclusion. More tags may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Report proposes digital ID changes for financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons

A report produced by the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) on the state of financial inclusion in three African countries…

 

Philippines president calls for speedier issuance of biometric PhilID cards

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has been told to accelerate efforts in the printing and distribution of the biometric national…

 

World Bank says spike in remote payments helped financial inclusion, urges digital ID investment

Digital payments and account ownership are up and the gender gap in accounts has shrunk, according to the World Bank’s…

 

Digital ID, KYC infrastructure critical for digital currency rollout, says IMF

An international agency is urging central banks to help strengthen national digital ID systems and make KYC requirements easier to…

 

Daon, Gateway ID Africa team on biometric platform for financial inclusion

Inclusive technologies firm Gateway ID Africa is building a platform designed to help connect underserved people across Africa to public-…

 

World Bank experts cite Philippines’ ID system as good example of ‘digital stack’

Two experts who contributed to the operationalization of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) posit that it is a good example…

 

Regulators, executives united in pushing for digital ID programs

There is a telling moment during one of this year’s Digital Monetary Institute panel discussions. The host of the digitalization…

 

Meet 4 common requests to increase facial recognition trust, financial inclusion group says

A U.S.-based network of people advocating for an inclusive economy through technology and market innovation say the success of facial…

 

Biometrics capture with feature phones to boost Africa’s financial inclusion

The potential of biometrics captured on feature phones, the importance of regulatory sandboxes, and the need for more flexible identity…

 

Progress towards ID code for inclusion, call for UK Online Safety Bill deadlines at OIX

A series of speakers brought updates on sections of digital identity at the latest meeting of the OIX (Open Identity…

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