Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

Value biometrics over physical credentials to improve inclusion, ID4Africa’s Identity Day panelists argue

Biometrics should be privileged as a source of unique identity assurance over physical documents, and exclusion risk assessments should be…

 

Idemia biometrics secures Africa’s largest welfare transfer system as Nigeria unites identity-handling agencies

Potentially big developments in biometrics this week in Nigeria as the agency managing Africa’s largest national identity program is moved…

 

ID2020 Alliance and Identity Defined Security Alliance onboard new members

The ID2020 Alliance is welcoming Grameen Foundation to its collaborative efforts in support of ethical, privacy-supporting digital identity and ‘good ID.’…

 

Building trust in biometrics and building trust with biometrics present industry with related challenges

Trust in biometrics for applications from digital health credentials to humanitarian aid delivery, as well as how to build up…

 

From stateless to self-sovereign: A project that gives life-long identity to the world’s invisibles beginning at birth

This is a guest post by Alex Andrade-Walz, Director of Marketing at Evernym, a leader in verifiable credential technology. There…

 

Biometrics risks for humanitarian systems considered in Caribou Digital and DAI report

Humanitarian system donors and implementers must be careful with the biometric systems they use to the extent of considering their…

 

New approaches to biometrics and digital ID systems in Africa considered to achieve universal coverage

Though efforts to deliver identity to all people in Africa through biometrics and other digital technologies have been stopped in…

 

Digital identity for all push in Africa now has clarity and political will: ID4Africa Executive Chairman

Several major developments in the push for universal identification have come out of the global pandemic, raising hopes that biometrics…

 

Biometrics industry urges support for public-private partnerships in ID4Africa webinar

Biometric processes from enrollment to authentication in various settings will be different for the foreseeable future, attendees heard in the…

 

‘Certain narratives were exposed’ in national ID systems, development experts tell ID4Africa webinar

Universal digital identity coverage could be achieved within the next two years, if shifts in political will and recognition of…

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