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Yoti pitches offline digital ID to support informal cross-border trade in Lesotho

Informal cross-border trade is crucial to the lives of many people in Lesotho, but 10 percent of the country’s population…

 

Everyday payment needs in tough real world conditions? IrisGuard can help

While biometrics are being adopted for an ever-wider range of use cases, and most familiar to many people as the…

 

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,…

 

Nigeria collects biometrics of elementary school children for meal program

Nigeria is creating a database of children’s biometrics ostensibly to increase transparency in a school meals scheme. The National Home…

 

‘You cannot trust a vendor’: understanding biometrics in the humanitarian sector

Biometrics were the theme of the month for September in the ICRC’s Digital Dilemmas series of talks and debates on aspects…

 

Digital Dilemmas Debate: Biometrics – ‘Overpurposed’ by design?

Digital Dilemmas Debate: Biometrics – ‘Overpurposed’ by design? Online September 30, 2021, 14:00 – 15:00 CET The Digital Dilemmas Debates…

 

Digital Dilemmas Dialogue #7: Biometrics, personal data and humanitarian protection

Biometrics, personal data and humanitarian protection Online September 22, 2021, 10:00-10:30 CET The International Committee of The Red Cross is…

 

Afghanistan biometrics risks: Better consultation could maintain confidence

The possibility of biometric databases covering millions of Afghans falling into the hands of the Taliban has led to renewed…

 

Urgent call to erase biometric, digital ID databases in Afghanistan

Biometric and digital identity projects created to foster inclusion and security in Afghanistan may now lead to the very opposite,…

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