Identification for Development (ID4D)

 

‘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…

 

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…

 

Nigeria reaches 41M biometric NIN registrations as second Mission Billion Challenge opens

COVID-19 may be slowing down registrations for ID numbers in Nigeria, but Ghana is determined to keep on with biometric…

 

Yoti postpones 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program

Yoti has for now suspended the launch of its 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship program, said Ken Banks, head of social…

 

National digital IDs are essential, but can they be made secure?

Secure identity credentials are taken for granted by anyone who has had one since secondary school, but they are fundamental…

 

Biometric citizen identification to enhance voter registration and identification in Zambia

This is a guest post by Brenda Zulu, an ICT journalist based in Zambia. Biometric citizen identification is expected by…

 

Integrated Biometrics case study details fingerprint verification of food aid recipients in Yemen

Integrated Biometrics has published a case study detailing the use of the company’s Five-O ten-print biometric scanner to support food…

 

UN agency hosts bootcamp to spur digital identity and humanitarian tech innovations

The United Nation’s International Computing Centre (ICC) hosted a digital solutions bootcamp to develop new solutions for digital identity and…

 

Yoti adds three partners to humanitarian digital identity tech support program

Yoti has added three more partners to its humanitarian digital identity tech support program that helps organizations and startups focused…

 

New approaches to identity altering government operations to take the spotlight at ID4Africa 2020

Several large-scale identity projects have been launched in Africa over the past several years, and as many governments consider how…

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